Swift vs. Objective-C: 10 reasons the future favors Swift

It’s high time to make the switch to the more approachable, full-featured Swift for iOS and OS X app dev


Programming languages don’t die easily, but development shops that cling to fading paradigms do. If you're developing apps for mobile devices and you haven't investigated Swift, take note: Swift will not only supplant Objective-C when it comes to developing apps for the Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and devices to come, but it will also replace C for embedded programming on Apple platforms.

Thanks to several key features, Swift has the potential to become the de-facto programming language for creating immersive, responsive, consumer-facing applications for years to come.

Read all 10 reasons for Swift on InfoWorld.