Swift Language Getting started with Swift Language Your first program in Swift on a Mac (using a Playground)


From your Mac, download and install Xcode from the Mac App Store following this link.

After the installation is complete, open Xcode and select Get started with a Playground:

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On the next panel, you can give your Playground a name or you can leave it MyPlayground and press Next:

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Select a location where to save the Playground and press Create:

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The Playground will open and your screen should look something like this:

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Now that the Playground is on the screen, press + cmd + Y to show the Debug Area.

Finally delete the text inside Playground and type:

print("Hello world")

You should see 'Hello world' in the Debug Area and "Hello world\n" in the right Sidebar:

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Congratulations! You've created your first program in Swift!