Functional Swift: Updated for Swift 4 by Chris EidhofFunctional Swift: Updated for Swift 4 by Chris Eidhof

Functional Swift: Updated for Swift 4

byChris Eidhof, Florian Kugler, Wouter Swierstra

Paperback | December 13, 2015

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This book will teach you how to use Swift to apply functional programming techniques to your iOS or OS X projects. These techniques complement object-oriented programming that most Objective-C developers will already be familiar with, providing you with a valuable new tool in your developer's toolbox. We will start by taking a look at Swift's new language features, such as higher-order functions, generics, optionals, enumerations, and pattern matching. Mastering these new features will enable you to write functional code effectively. After that, we will provide several examples of how to use functional programming patterns to solve real-world problems. These examples include a compositional and type-safe API around Core Image, a library for diagrams built on Core Graphics, and a small spreadsheet application built from scratch.

Title:Functional Swift: Updated for Swift 4Format:PaperbackDimensions:236 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:December 13, 2015Publisher:GbR Florian Kugler & Chris EidhofLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3000480056

ISBN - 13:9783000480058

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Table of Contents

Introduction; Thinking Functionally; Wrapping Core Image; Map, Filter, Reduce; Optionals; QuickCheck; The Value of Immutability; Enumerations; Purely Functional Data Structures; Diagrams; Generators and Sequences; Parser Combinators; Case Study: Building a Spreadsheet Application