Apple’s Swift is Open Source now!

swiftApple announced its programming language aimed at iOS and OS X is now available as Open Source. The Swift language is open sourced under Apache License which means one can edit, compile and distribute with out attribution. Apple announced the Swift language in 2014 at its developer conference. The language took the inspiration from Objective-C, Haskell, Ruby, Python, C# and few other programming languages. Swift language can be used to create desktop apps as well as iOS programs. The open source version also includes Linux binaries as well as a command line tool for running programs against files and folders.

A new site is dedicated to Swift!

Swift.org

This site hosts resources for the community of developers, contribute fixes, and interact with each other. The public source code repository is available in GITHUB.

github.com/apple

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