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Apple Updates Swift To Version 4

Apple Updates Swift To Version 4

Last week, Apple updated their Swift programming language to version 4. Initially released during WWDC in 2014, Swift replaced the Objective C language developers were working with to create iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS applications. There’s a compatibility mode that supports Swift 3 code and you can combine new and…

No, Flappy Bird Is Not The New ‘Hello World’

No, Flappy Bird Is Not The New ‘Hello World’

Less than 24 hours after Apple announced its Swift programming language, coder Nate Murray had put together a version of Flappy Bird using it. This is an impressive achievement. But it does not mean, as my Kotaku colleagues suggest, that Flappy Bird is the new “Hello World”.