Apple(s) and Orange(s): A swift Overview of Swift

A look at Apple’s programming language

Thomas J. Mallick
May 24, 2019 · 5 min read
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Left: Apple’s new Swift logo | Right: Taylor Swift’s new album cover
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Photo by Andreas Dresson Unsplash

Why Swift?

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Photo by Lee Campbellon Unsplash

The Language

“Swift takes language ideas from Objective-C, Rust, Haskell, Ruby, Python, C#, CLU, and far too many others to list”

— Chris Lattner

Language Features

Type Inference

Looping Examples

Generics

Hidden Features

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🚀 Computer Science and Political Science student @VanderbiltU interested in using technology for social good 🦖

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