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Swift Video Tutorial Series Updated for Xcode 6.1.1

Our Swift Video Tutorial series is now fully updated for Xcode 6.1.1 - enjoy!

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Hi how come the older videos are not updated? is it because you have other courses by a different name that covers the same subject? or is it the content in those videos are redundant? such as CALayers or beginning core graphics just to name a few?

@jessycatterwaul @jcatterwaul Can you please help with this when you get a chance? Thank you - much appreciated! :]

Most every course that has been made has an updated version, but as you’ve noted, the mapping isn’t always 1-to-1. If it were, we’d be held to old decisions about how best to present content, and we’d like to continuously iterate on that, incorporating the latest versions of the tools.

Are there any questions you have in particular about where to find updated material? Usually, the easiest thing to do is to use the “versions” section on the left of the videos.

Thanks Jessy
Could you do a simple mapping to point the old courses to the new courses, so I know if I complete course A this new course will also cover the older course B, so I don’t waste time watching older courses that has had it’s content updated to reflect the newer API’s

Many Thanks

Most courses already have this. Do you have other examples than this that don’t? I’ll look into it.

Also, can you let me know how you came across this video in particular? This is now 5 versions (and nearly years!) old; I would have expected you to find a more recent one:

sure audio and AVFoundations, core graphics, CALayers, I did what you said about selecting the swift version, but these only give you swift 2 as an option,

The AVFoundation courses only have one release each.

Drawing in iOS covers some of the topics from these other courses, but it can’t be considered a direct update to any course, even though it has the most recent video content on the topics.

Custom Controls in iOS also covers some of the same concepts at a more advanced level.

I am confused about this:

these only give you swift 2 as an option


Yes take a look at the screen shoot

@jessycatterwaul I guess what I am asking is, are the older course worth watching, or do the new courses cover everything the older ones did, but are updated for the newer API’s?

Sorry, I didn’t get notified about your last post. I understand what you’re asking now.

I have a sense of what has been added or removed from all of the course updates and reworkings, but we don’t internally have a mapping system that would officially answer your question. I’d like to have that, but it’s not currently on the roadmap. Given that, I think the best thing to do is to ask the instructor this kind of question in a comment on their course. In this case, I think you’ll find a little more depth there that isn’t in Drawing in iOS, but please check with Caroline.