APPLE’S OVEN FRESH LANGUAGE
(RELEASE DATE: June,2-2014)
According to Greg Federighi,
(Apple senior vice president for software engineering)
"Swift is fast, it is modern, it is designed
for safety, and it enables a level of
interactivity and development that you've
never seen before on the platform."
SWIFT & ITS PURPOSE
To make development of apps for Apple's mobile
To unify the procedural and object-oriented
portions of the language.
Improve performance of App by removing
baggage's of legacy language
Xcode V6 beta offers development
platform for Swift
Xcode V6 beta is compatible on MAC OS X
10.9.3 and above
Objective-C is a hard language to pick up for
Swift makes getting started with app
development on Apple’s platforms easier.
Swift feels more accessible than Objective-C.
Swift is 3.9 times faster while objective-C is
2.8 times faster than python.
The lexical structure of Swift describes
what sequence of characters form valid
tokens of the language.
These valid tokens form the lowest-level
building blocks of the language.
They are used to describe the rest of the