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iOS Build a Simple iPhone App (iOS7) Refactoring into a Model Creating a Custom Class

What does the Treehouse staff think of Apple's recent decision to make Class Prefixes optional for 'App' code?

In the past everyone seems to have used 'Company Prefixes'--like "TH" in your lessons here--but now Apple had remove the setting of Class Prefix in the class creation dialog, and has deemed it 'optional', and dropped it altogther for Swift classes.

I'm new to iOS development and was going to standardize my company's work on three letter Class Prefixes "MCX" as I've seen recommended by NYT and other large iOS App developers.

1 Answer

Can't be sure, as I'm a bit new to this as well, but it looks like Swift has namespace support. Prefixes wouldn't be so critical in an environment that supports namespaces. It may just be part of a concerted push towards Swift?