FAQ - Swift Book Questions

 Swift Book | iOS Interview Program


Q: Does your current book support Swift 4.0?
A: No. The current published version of the book supports Swift 3.0. A new edition is currently available for pre-order and will be released later this year (fall 2017).

Q: I have a copy of the 2nd edition and would like the 3rd edition. Will I be getting this as a free download?
A. No. Currently under development, the next edition is being written as a new book. However, readers of the 1st and 2nd editions are entitled to a 50% discount.

Q: I purchased the 2nd edition a few days before the announcement of Swift 4.0. 
A. If you purchased the 2nd edition anytime after May 5th, 2017, just send us a copy of your purchase receipt and we'll send you a digital copy of the new Swift 4.0 book when it becomes available.

Q: If I pre-order 3rd edition will I receive free updates?
A: Yes. Those who order the 3rd edition will receive free 3rd edition digital updates as they become available. This will include an updated version, based on the final release of Swift 4.0.

Q: I'm currently registered in the new iOS Interview Program. Do I qualify for getting a free copy of your book? 
A. Yes. Anyone enrolled in the iOS Interview Program is also entitled to free a digital copy of the Swift 4.0 book. Just contact us for details.

Q: How can I obtain the latest Swift 4.0 source code?
A. Source code for the new book is currently under development but will be made available in Xcode 9.0 Playground format. Provided as a single download bundle, this will include topics such as Big O Notation, Linked Lists, Binary Search Trees, Graphs, Queues and others.

Q: Can I still order the Swift 3.0 version of the book?
A: Certainly. The 2nd edition is currently available in digital EPUB and PDF formats. Compatible source code for this version is available at this location.

Q: Will there be future updates to the 2nd edition?
A: Not at this time.

Q: Can I pre-order a printed copy of the Swift 4.0 book?
A. Not at this time. Be sure to sign up to our newsletter for new announcements.

Q: Where do you ship to?
A: We currently ship printed books to 70 countries including the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and Mexico.

Q: What do you charge for shipping?
A: Shipping is calculated during checkout after you enter your shipping address. During this process, you will be able to review the shipping charges before placing your order. Shipping is free for bulk orders and we use USPS.

Q: I gave you the wrong shipping address.
A: Let us know your order number and the correct address, and we’ll do our best to get it corrected up for you. However, most orders are processed within 24 hours.

Q: Is the book available for iBooks, Kindle or Android?
A: The 2nd edition is available in EPUB and PDF format. Designed by Apple, iBooks is fully compatible with the EPUB specification and optimized for MacBook, iPad, and iPhone. In addition to EPUB content, iBooks also supports viewing PDF documents. Android and Kindle Fire users can enjoy the book using the free Adobe Acrobat app or a compatible EPUB reader.

Q: What is your return policy?
A: Neither printed books nor digital downloads are returnable.


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