Shipping with Swift
Being a developer tied to a platform run by one company, I listen carefully to the messaging around new tools which support that platform. Swift was delivered with strong messaging and that messaging has continued in the months since its announcement at WWDC ‘15. I believe strongly that Swift is the future of iOS. You can read my initial thoughts on Swift, here.
With growing support from within Apple (including Tim Cook on multiple occasions), I decided in September to take a serious look at Swift. Since it wouldn’t be prudent to start working Swift into our flagship social product that I develop (along with a great team) at Salesforce.com, I decided instead to build a personal project that I’ve wanted for some time. That project became Wealth+, a personal net worth tracking tool. A simple app, but one which would allow me to work towards shipping a Swift app to the App Store. Several...
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