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Apartment Finder takes advantage of ‘Swift’ opportunity to launch app

Online apartment searches on iPad are about to get easier

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The days of neighborhood scouting for apartments are long gone, and for many online search sites the sun is (hopefully) setting on Craigslist hunting. As one of the top-tier apartment rental search engines, Apartment Finder is taking what seems to be the natural next step in mobile offerings: an iPad application. With several apartment search applications already on the market and the sales of tablets at less than half of what was expected in 2015, Apartment Finder sought to set itself apart by fully adopting Apple's new software language that can enable it to continually grow the app. The application is developed in Apple's most recent and well-acclaimed language, Swift, which is praised for its ease and simplicity. Officially announced in 2014 at WWDC, the language was particularly developed to aid in creating intuitive applications at a faster and more efficient rate. "With this new iPad app build, we’ve gained significant experience with the Swift language," says Apar...