How to use Arrays in Swift

Swift has its own built-in Array class. Although it’s bridged to NSArray, a Swift Array is something entirely different. Swift Arrays do not work with such trusted methods like addObject anymore.

Because I will probably have forgotten most of this by tomorrow, here’s a quick lowdown on how to play with Swift Arrays.

Swift Arrays and Lazy Initialisation

Swift Arrays don’t like being initialised with a closure. God only knows why. We can however solve this puzzle with a simple function that returns our initialised values:

For everything else about Swift Arrays, check out the Collection Types section of The Swift Programming Language:

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