The ternary operator is a conditional operator that you can use to write complex conditions using just one line of code. It is straightforward to use and powerful.
In this article, I will highlight the most common use cases of the ternary operator in Swift. I will also review the advantages and disadvantages of writing conditions using the ternary operator instead of if-else statements.
Cosmin has been writing tutorials and books on Swift and iOS development since 2014, when the first version of Swift was released. He has been part of influential iOS development communities such as raywenderlich.com and appcoda.com since 2010 and has taught iOS development with Objective-C and Swift since 2012. Cosmin lives in Romania and has engineering degrees in electronics, telecommunications, neural networks, microprocessors, microcontrollers, distributed systems, and web technologies from the technical universities of Cluj-Napoca and Iași. He has worked with many programming languages over the years, but none of them has had such a significant impact on himself as Swift. Cosmin likes to play the guitar or study WW2 history when not coding