“The number of jobs requesting Swift in the last full year versus the previous full year climbed by 600 percent, says tech recruitment firm, Toptal,” Jonny Evans writes for Computerworld. “Interest is likely to increase all over again following WWDC 2016.”

“Apple is expected to introduce Swift 3.0 at WWDC 2016 and to release it in fall,” Evans writes. “One of the more dramatic goals in this iteration is portability, to ‘make Swift available on other platforms and ensure that one can write portable Swift code that works properly on all of those platforms,’ the Swift Programming Language Evolution pages reveal.”

Evans writes, “As we inch toward WWDC 2016, Apple appears to hold an ace in its hand, one which makes it even more likely developers across the planet will tune into the event, if only to learn about Swift 3.0.”

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