[swift-users] Swift for students

Kwame Bryan kwame.bryan at gmail.com
Mon Dec 7 19:35:15 CST 2015

    IBM is doing some great work with a Swift REPL in the browser. I supplied a link http://swiftlang.ng.bluemix.net/#/repl <http://swiftlang.ng.bluemix.net/#/repl> Swift is a great starter language that grows with the practitioner. I’m also an instructor using Swift for intro to programming. 


> On Dec 7, 2015, at 8:25 PM, Roshan via swift-users <swift-users at swift.org> wrote:
> > Some context - I am talking to a teacher here at the University of Illinois about using Swift in some classes and she wanted to know if there was something could convince her, and possible students, that Swift is a great language to learn.
> Stanford has been running a iOS development course for quite some time and they started using Swift recently(last year?). I don't know if the course gives enough attention to Swift itself(it is after all a iOS development course) but it might be worth a look.
> Apart from this, if the students have access to OS X and Xcode, I would consider Playgrounds quite compelling.
> -- 
> Warm regards
> Roshan
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