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Simulations in Swift 5

Design and Implement with Swift Playgrounds

Authors: Nouvelle, Beau

  • Focus on simulations rather than algorithms for more advanced calculation and prediction
  • See the results of work immediately using Xcode’s Swift playgrounds
  • Adopt performant simulations to go beyond simple app design 
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eBook ¥3,368
price for Japan (gross)
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: November 25, 2019
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-5337-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Softcover ¥4,211
price for Japan (gross)
  • Due: October 28, 2019
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-5336-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
About this book

Design and implement simulations using Apples Swift Playgrounds. Computer simulations are used to replicate the physical systems we see all around us. They help us solve problems by performing experiments that may otherwise be impossible in the real world.  This book uses simulations to solve counter-intuitive logic puzzles, create procedural artworks, and build habitats for digital lifeforms. 

To help you create your own simulations using the Swift programming language, this book is filled with projects that you can easily follow along with. All you need is a Mac with the latest version of Xcode installed. All projects are written in Xcode’s Playgrounds. This keeps the process simple. No need to setup an Apple account, or learn anything further about building apps.

Simulations are used in many areas within computer science and yet, barely anyone is teaching them. Sure, the fundamentals are in algorithm design, but simulations are a step above that. Usually when writing an algorithm you have a specific outcome in mind. However, when you create a simulation, the system you are modelling can be far more unpredictable than sorting a list, or navigating a maze. Simulations in Swift 5 will guide you through all of this.

What You'll Learn

  • Simulate situations with advanced algorithms to solve advanced problems
  • Incorporate real-world physics into simulated problems
  • Predict biological and other systems behavior and the outcome of events based on presented factors

Who This Book Is For
Swift programmers interested in tackling fun projects in Swift involving advanced algorithms and factors

About the authors

Beau Nouvelle has been developing iOS applications for over 8 years. He hascontracted for companies like IBM as well as industriousstartups. He also enjoys fun side projects in coding, such as generating artwork, creating virtual civilizations, and tweaking values here and there to see how things turn out.Beau lovesto use computers to bridge art and mathtogether and fill in missing skills. No one ever set out to create a particular fractal, it’s the numbers that do that.

Buy this book

eBook ¥3,368
price for Japan (gross)
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: November 25, 2019
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-5337-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Softcover ¥4,211
price for Japan (gross)
  • Due: October 28, 2019
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-5336-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Simulations in Swift 5
Book Subtitle
Design and Implement with Swift Playgrounds
Authors
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Beau Nouvelle
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-5337-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-5337-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-5336-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 144
Number of Illustrations
22 b/w illustrations, 26 illustrations in colour
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