This article will describe using swift package which provides major mode for swift.
Table of Contents
1 Install swift-mode package
Install swift-mode package with M-x package-list-packages.
swift-mode 0.3.0 installed Major-mode for Apple's Swift programming language.
2 Install quickrun package
Install quickrun package with M-x package-list-packages. This is used for running swift.
quickrun 2.2.5 installed Run commands quickly
3 Install flycheck package
Install flycheck package with M-x package-list-packages
flycheck 0.24 installed On-the-fly syntax checking
The default values of custom variables are as below. swift-repl-executable is command for running swift.
This article set tab width to as below.
(custom-set-variables '(swift-indent-offset 2) '(swift-indent-multiline-statement-offset 1) )
Add quickrun keybindings to swift-mode-hook.
(add-hook 'swift-mode-hook '(lambda() (local-set-key "\C-c\C-c" 'quickrun) (local-set-key "\C-c\C-a" 'quickrun-with-arg) ) )
Add global-flycheck-mode to after-init-hook.
(add-hook 'after-init-hook #'global-flycheck-mode)
Add swift to flychecker-checkers when swift-mode-hook is enabled. Set swift SDK path to flycheck-swift-sdk-path.
(add-hook 'swift-mode-hook '(lambda() (add-to-list 'flycheck-checkers 'swift) (setq flycheck-swift-sdk-path (replace-regexp-in-string "\n+$" "" (shell-command-to-string "xcrun --show-sdk-path --sdk macosx"))) ) )
5 Run swift-mode
Open *.swift or run M-x swift-mode.
6 Key bindings
Key bindings for swift-mode is as below.
|C-c C-z||Run swift in shell|
|C-c C-f||Run swift in buffer|
|C-c C-r||Run swift to selected region|
Key bindings for quickrun is as below.
|C-c C-c||Run swift in buffer|
|C-c C-a||Run swift in buffer with argument|
7 Execution result
Running swift-mode is as below.