Brand new to coding: should I start with Swift or Objective-C?

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I am a high school senior and I'm beginning the initial stages of my senior project, which is an individual project that I will be working on with the assistance of a mentor from now until June. For my project I want to develop my first IOS app, but I am entirely new to coding. I have created my vision for exactly what I want my app to be but I understand the with the time limit being June there's a good chance it will not be possible to learn how to code as well as develop the app in time. I have thought about getting my idea onto a website and then from there developing the app with knowledge that it may not be the completed project in June. I have been reading about Swift in XCode 6 and from my understanding it is supposed to be much simpler and more efficient than Objective-C. I am looking for recommendations whether it would be best not learn Objective-C and begin with Swift especially because I am on such a time limit? And if you have any other beginner tips that would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!!
 
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agree your not going to get it done in time honestly it takes 3 weeks just to learn how to code iOS apps on top of that you need a way to get the app on your device and the only way you can do that legally is if your a apple developer and have access to the developers page at apple but thats not cheap it's 99.99 for a developers account.
 

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Have you looked at different platforms for developing that don't include Apple's official tools? Apache Flex/AdobeAIR or PhoneGap might be much easier to learn (the latter especially so if you have web development experience).
 
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I am a high school senior and I'm beginning the initial stages of my senior project, which is an individual project that I will be working on with the assistance of a mentor from now until June. For my project I want to develop my first IOS app, but I am entirely new to coding. I have created my vision for exactly what I want my app to be but I understand the with the time limit being June there's a good chance it will not be possible to learn how to code as well as develop the app in time. I have thought about getting my idea onto a website and then from there developing the app with knowledge that it may not be the completed project in June. I have been reading about Swift in XCode 6 and from my understanding it is supposed to be much simpler and more efficient than Objective-C. I am looking for recommendations whether it would be best not learn Objective-C and begin with Swift especially because I am on such a time limit? And if you have any other beginner tips that would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!!

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