Apple highlights the power of Swift for coding students in Australia
What you need to know
- Apple is highlighting the power of Swift when it comes to teaching students how to code.
- The company is showcasing the stories of schools, educators, and students in Australia.
Apple is showcasing the success of Swift in schools in its latest Newsroom feature.
In a post on the Newsroom website (opens in new tab), Apple is showcasing a number of schools, educators, and students in Australia who have used Swift to learn how to code. Swift is Apple's open-source programming language that is now incorporated by developers in tons of apps on the App Store.
One of the stories Apple highlighted was TAFE Queensland, the state's largest training provider. According to the article, the company will soon offer iOS app development with Swift training to students starting in October. The course was co-created between TAFE Queensland, Apple engineers, and educators.
Apple says that there are now 160,00 app economy jobs in Australia and that new jobs continue to increase at a rate of ten percent every year.
You can check out the full feature from Apple on the Apple Newsroom (opens in new tab).
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