Swift

  • By CodeEpsilon
  • November 1, 2021
1
Share

IOS is one of the most popular and used mobile platforms across the world. With over a billion devices in use worldwide as of January 2016, it undoubtedly has the focus of so many business apps. Objective-C has been a name associated with IOS development for decades now. But we have a new rival on the block now and that too from Apple itself – SWIFT!

SSecure
WWieldy
IInteractive
FFast
TTrim

SWIFT was first introduced to the world by Apple at Apple’s 2014 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). SWIFT is powerful and intuitive programming built with LLVM compiler framework and has been added in XCode6 and onwards.

Initially, it was really just me messing around and nobody knew about it because it wasn’t anything to know about. But eventually, it got a little bit more serious […] So I started talking to my management and some of the engineers that were working on Clang, and they seemed excited about it. We got a couple people working on it part-time and I convinced my manager that it was interesting enough that we could have a couple of people work on it.

Chris Lattner for Accidental Tech Podcast, January, 2017

Swift works with Apple Cocoa and Cocoa Touch Frameworks and existing Objective-C code is already written. It makes use of Objective-C runtime libraries which makes it possible for C, Objective-C, and Swift code modules to run simultaneously.

Swift provides developers with a new innovative and intuitive way to work with code which makes the onboarding much smoother and helps them accomplish much more in much less time. This is probably the reason why there is a widespread buzz around Swift and the indices like TIBOE (March 2017) shows Swift within the monthly top 10 popular programming languages. Considering Swift’s duration on the floor, this was remarkable.

Swift is not a platform, it’s a TREND. Despite being new on the block, it has generated a lot of confidence in its users and business houses.

Early on, we regarded this as somewhat of an experiment, and very risky,

Chris Lambert, LYFT CTO.

 

Related Post

Difference between wireframes, mockups and prototypes

2 ShareWireframe, mockup, and prototype are common terms used by development companies for app development designs. Each term is used to illustrate products, gather information, and represent the actual product to the client. These terms are the actual representation of the app from a grayscale representation to a full-fledged representation of your app. From user […]

  • By CodeEpsilon
  • February 21, 2022

Everything you need to know about mobile app Wireframing

4 ShareIdeation is the first and foremost thing to consider while mobile app development. Representing that ideation to reality is the second most important thing. There are many factors included in the app development journey. Using wireframes for envisioning your app is the most effective way to represent your app. In this blog, we will […]

  • By CodeEpsilon
  • February 18, 2022

SWIFT or OBJECTIVE-C? the epic question

Ever since its introduction to the world, SWIFT has been a buzzword all around. It is supposedly, as mentioned repeatedly, a better platform for development as compared to long-time rival Objective-C and is meant to replace it in due course of time.

  • By CodeEpsilon
  • November 1, 2021

Tag Cloud

    Leave a comment

    The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

    Explore Portfolio
    Engage with an Experienced Professional Team

    For all Enterprise Consulting and Development Needs

    Contact Close

    Get In Touch

    For a free consultation and decide if we are the best team for you.

    Contact Now