There are plenty of reasons why you may be considering Swift for your next project. You may be starting a new venture, rebuilding an existing app, learning Swift as a new language, or even just beginning your adventure as a programmer. Let's talk about these scenarios and learn by doing. In this talk/workshop, we'll build the core features of a basic app and cover the most important elements of building an iOS app in Swift from scratch. Bring your Mac with the latest version of Xcode installed and be ready for fast paced instruction and witty banter.