Chris Ward

Gregarious Mammal

Your Favourite New Language - The Future of Swift

Whilst open sourcing a language is nothing new, Apple's unprecedented step has caused massive excitement and activity for this new language, with a flurry of development and contributions.

In this presentation I would like to explore the current potential of Swift and what's going to be possible in the future.

Full abstract

I will cover:

• What can be accomplished with 'open' Swift

• What's missing from 'open' Swift

• Back end Swift and MVC

• Swift on non-Mac desktops

• Swift on non-iOS mobile devices

• Extending Swift

• What's next?