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Read all about Swift on Apple's new engineering blog

Apple has created a blog about the development of its new Swift programming language, which will include news, tips, and tricks from Apple engineers. Also: the Xcode 6 beta is now free to registered developers.

Learn how to work with Apple's new programming language, Swift

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Curious about Apple's new programming language, Swift? The company has put out a free 500-page ebook for interested developers on the iBooks Store.

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Apple unveils Swift, a new programming language for iOS, Mac

Developers at the Apple WWDC event enthusiastically applauded the introduction of the new Swift programming language

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Surprise, surprise: At developer conference, Apple releases slew of new developer tools

From home automation to fingerprints, Apple delivers a basket of goodies for third-party developers, which could eventually mean a bunch of goodies for regular users, too.

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Why Apple's opacity with developers is bad for users

Getting Cupertino's attention when things go wrong can be a hard proposition and can ultimately damage the user experience, say third-party developers.

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Apple scoops up Burstly, owner of TestFlight beta testing platform

Continuing a spate of purchases over recent months, Apple has acquired Burstly and its TestFlight platform, a beta testing service for iOS developers.

EasyRes review: Resolution switcher's animated previews set it apart

EasyRes is a nifty menu-bar utility for switching screen resolutions. Unlike other similar utilities, EasyRes shows you how a resolution change will affect your screen...before you actually make the change.

Adobe debuts open source Generator in new Photoshop update

New plug-in platform automates image asset production and management for Websites, mobile apps, and games

Hands-on: Hype 2's ten new features

On Tuesday, Tumult released the second version of its HTML5 WYSIWYG animation program, Hype. Associate editor Serenity Caldwell goes hands on to explore ten of the app's new features.

Hands-on: LittleSnapper becomes Ember, with powerful collection features

RealMac reworks its snapshotting app into a scrapbooking powerhouse for professionals.

Apple acknowledges developer portal hack

Apple's developer portal has been offline since the middle of last week. On Sunday, Apple explained the outage.

Catching up with developers: Patrick Burleson of BitBQ

Developer Patrick Burleson talks about his work on Briefs, his plans for his own apps, and his reactions to Apple's WWDC announcements.

Feedly announces Reeder, Newsify, more as first RSS app partners

Feedly on Monday said it would provide its own API to established apps that previously used the retiring Google API as the foundation for their own offerings.