Apple is continuing its efforts to be open about the upcoming Swift Programming Language that will be going live this fall alongside iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite. The latest in Apple’s effort to get info out to developers, a new blog covering the language.
The Swift blog launches today! Get the latest news and insights directly from the Swift team at Apple. https://t.co/h6SDOZ4Kji
— Swift Language (@SwiftLang) July 11, 2014
From the Swift blog:
Welcome to Swift Blog
This new blog will bring you a behind-the-scenes look into the design of the Swift language by the engineers who created it, in addition to the latest news and hints to turn you into a productive Swift programmer.
Get started with Swift by downloading Xcode 6 beta, now available to all Registered Apple Developers for free. The Swift Resources tab has a ton of great links to videos, documentation, books, and sample code to help you become one of the world’s first Swift experts. There’s never been a better time to get coding!
– The Swift Team
The team’s first post covers Swift compatibility.
“Simply put, if you write a Swift app today and submit it to the App Store this Fall when iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite are released, you can trust that your app will work well into the future. In fact, you can target back to OS X Mavericks or iOS 7 with that same app.”
The blog looks like it will be a great resource for developers as the Swift programming language continues to evolve. Be sure to bookmark it in your browser.