Thoughs on Swift

So that’s it, Apple introduced its new programming language: Swift. Here are some thoughts after reading the publicly available documentation:

I’ll definitly give it a try. I’ll probably use it from now on to write most Cocoa stuff.

I’m a little disapointed because when they wrote “designed for safety” I was hoping the safety would cover threads, like in Rust, but that’s not the case. But that’s not something that’ll to prevent me from using it, we’ll just have be careful when playing with threads, as always.

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