At WWDC 2015 Apple announced SWIFT 2.0 with the news that SWIFT would become Open Source!
This sets the stage for Apple’s new intuitive and type safe SWIFT language to become the next revolution in programming software and applications.
The adoption of SWIFT by programmers since its release in 2014 has been truly incredible. However this has not been without some initial teething issues as expected for such a large scale complex roll out with a steep development curve.
Therefore by making the SWIFT language open source it will enhance its adoption and speed up the development of the language to make it even more powerful and accelerate its use.
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