In this talk, Ash Furrow, author and iOS engineer at Artsy, presents the current state of Apple’s new programming language: Swift. He’ll begin with a description of why Swift was needed – what problems existed with Objective-C and how does Swift address them? Speaking from experience of developing a production application using Swift, Ash will discuss Swift’s readiness from both technical and business standpoints.
Ash Furrow is a Canadian iOS developer and author, currently working at Artsy. He has published four books, many apps, and is a contributor to the open source community.