At just four years old, Apple’s Swift language is quickly becoming even more popular than its 33-year-old predecessor, Objective-C, and companies are increasingly transitioning and migrating their code to Swift.
Why is this? As its range of capabilities continues to grow via the open source community, Swift has proven its potency well beyond the mobile (iOS) community, particularly in the serverless realm. Timirah James details why Swift is the language to watch in 2018 and beyond.
Timirah James is a technology evangelist and an influencer in the evangelism space creating awareness around STEM and diversity in tech as well as helping others build great technical skills and become great developers. She is best known for being a leader in the Los Angeles and Silicon Beach tech community, her active roles in the hackathon realm, and mentoring through TechniGal LA, her meetup for women exploring the world of STEM. Previously, she spent several years as a full-time iOS engineer. Fun fact: She is also a noted singer-songwriter and recently released “Coderitis,” a song about her love for technology and innovation, which can be found on SoundCloud and Spotify.
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