“Many of those attending this year’s WWDC, which starts on June 8, have spent the past year learning how to write apps using Swift,” Brustein reports. “Red Monk, a firm that has been doing regular rankings of programming languages for the last five years, describes the language’s growth as “essentially unprecedented.” Just seven months after its inception, Swift had become the 22nd most popular language out of the hundreds of major languages that exist. ”
“Universities and informal educational outfits have jumped to fill demand to learn Swift. Ray Wenderlich, a developer who runs a popular website for programming tutorials, said he immediately shifted his focus almost entirely to the new language,” Brustein reports. “‘The response was crazy for Swift,’ he says. ‘That’s all the people want.'”
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