“Apple’s decision to make Swift open source has the potential to intensify development of powerful new HomeKit solutions,” Jonny Evans writes for Computerworld.

“If you want a powerful, open-source, platform-compatible development solution capable of running applications both on the device and in the cloud, Swift will become a compelling choice,” Evans writes. “Particularly since IBM is already deep into Swift, using it in conjunction with its own enterprise and – perhaps even more significant — big data developments.”

“I anticipate we’ll see swarms of cloud/device Swift-based hybrid IoT devices from all kinds of makers appear in future,” Evans writes. “These won’t be confined to consumer devices, but will span the entire connected ecosystem, given Apple’s growing status in enterprise IT.”

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MacDailyNews Take: There is some much potential to improve efficiency and connectivity that it’s virtually limitless!