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iOS Swift 2.0 Functions Function Parameters Named Parameters

1,905 Points

Swift compile time is too long

hi, I'm the newbie trying to learn Swift from the scratch. WHenever I type the new codes, the Swift takes at least 2 seconds just to go through a few lines of simple code for example, the code below takes 2-3 seconds. I'm not sure how to explain, but the top bar where it says "Ready" changes to loading sign for 2 seconds. It is normal to take this long ?

// Swift Functions

func calculateArea(length: Int, width: Int) -> Int { let area = length * width return area } // Room 1 let areaOfRoom1 = calculateArea(15, width: 22) areaOfRoom1 // Room 2 calculateArea(12, width: 15)

func someFunction() {


1 Answer

Jason Anders
Jason Anders
Treehouse Moderator 145,858 Points

I've noticed that sometimes too with my Xcode. I think it probably has something to do with memory and processing capability of my iMac.

I have noticed, however, that the longer I have Xcode open and am working in it, the faster is does get. I usually start off at a few seconds to longer in the very beginning, but later on, it's a fraction of a second.