“Apple has been actively evangelizing the use of Swift since it was announced at WWDC in 2014,” Ryan Olson writes for Medium. “Swift has quickly gained popularity among many third party developers, but what about for Apple’s own code?”
“As of iOS 9.2, Calculator.app is the only place in the system that you’ll find any Swift,” Olson writes. “I expected to find at least a few other apps or frameworks that had incrementally adopted Swift for new code, but that doesn’t appear to be the case for now.”
“Calculator.app is actually almost ‘pure Swift’ with only 2 of its 22 classes written in Objective-C,” Olson writes. “The Apple Store app is also using Swift for its watch app. That’s about all the production Swift I could find from Apple on iOS.”
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MacDailyNews Take: This cake needs some time to bake. iOS 10 will really begin to usher in the Swift era.
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