What are the best languages and tools a beginner iOS developer should know?

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According to 165 contributors

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    Brittany Green - June 11, 2017

    "Swift is a great program for language learning. It has all the essential tools to teach you how and what to do and you too can begin learning language in no time. " Read more

    Comments about "Swift" as one of the best Languages and tools a beginner ios developer should know

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      Brittany Green - June 11, 2017

      "Swift is a great program for language learning. It has all the essential tools to teach you how and what to do and you too can begin learning language in no time. "

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      Alan Delgado - July 1, 2017

      "As someone relatively new to programming, I found that learning Swift was a great place to begin. I feel I have a solid base now from which to learn even more."

  • #2
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    Kimberly Greene - May 1, 2017

    "Smalltalk is a nice solution for learning languages for a beginner iOS developer. It's simple and the instructions I need to learn it are available on the website. This would be a very helpful starting point. " Read more

    Comments about "Smalltalk" as one of the best Languages and tools a beginner ios developer should know

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      Kimberly Greene - May 1, 2017

      "Smalltalk is a nice solution for learning languages for a beginner iOS developer. It's simple and the instructions I need to learn it are available on the website. This would be a very helpful starting point. "

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      Deborah Campbell - February 7, 2017

      "I recently decided that I wanted to be an iOS developer. After that decision, was a fumbling mess of I don't know what I should know's. Thankfully a friend pointed me toward Smalltalk. I feel like I have my foot in the door and I'm really getting started now."

  • #3
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    Christina Parker - May 6, 2017

    "This tool looks pretty complicated for a beginner. There's quite the learning curve. I need something geared more towards absolute beginners who have no programming knowledge to start with." Read more

    Comments about "Objective-C" as one of the best Languages and tools a beginner ios developer should know

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      Christina Parker - May 6, 2017

      "This tool looks pretty complicated for a beginner. There's quite the learning curve. I need something geared more towards absolute beginners who have no programming knowledge to start with."

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      Ruth Flores - April 13, 2017

      "If you are new to iOS developing this is ideal. It is the most common and has different options on the website to discover, develop, and design. It looks to be very user friendly."

  • #4
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    Brian Harvey - February 11, 2017

    "not what i am looking for. can't even preview the information without signing in." Read more

    Comments about "Xcode" as one of the best Languages and tools a beginner ios developer should know

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      Brian Harvey - February 11, 2017

      "not what i am looking for. can't even preview the information without signing in."

  • #5
    Parse
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    Free - Open source

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    Sandra Gibson - June 8, 2017

    "As a beginner iOS developer, I was looking for a tool that was free to download, basic and got the job done for storing my data and letting me access it when I needed it through apps. I found Parse to meet my needs, its easy to navigate and understand and did what was promised." Read more

    Comments about "Parse" as one of the best Languages and tools a beginner ios developer should know

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      Sandra Gibson - June 8, 2017

      "As a beginner iOS developer, I was looking for a tool that was free to download, basic and got the job done for storing my data and letting me access it when I needed it through apps. I found Parse to meet my needs, its easy to navigate and understand and did what was promised."

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      Phillip Stevens - February 24, 2017

      "I think Parse is an awesome solution, as this open source hub offers a vast amount of information that is detailed and most valuable. I love this hub, as it very user friendly and easy to navigate. I like the libraries the most, as a wealth of resources and tools are available to learn from. "

Summary

Best languages and tools a beginner iOS developer should know
Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
1 Swift Online 75 Free
2 Smalltalk Online 48 Free
3 Objective-C Online 26 Free
4 Xcode Software 12 Free
5 Parse Online 4 Free