Beware of the Swift String

Friday, April 10, 2015

I have to tell you, for a company that prides itself in delivering polished, high quality products, Apple has really dropped the ball with Swift 1.0. Before the recently released Swift 1.2, it was a nightmare platform to be developing in. My main issues with it were: Compile times are so slow, that every time I compiled I died a small death. Before 1.2 they had no incrmental build, so every file I changed, I had to wait like 5 minutes for the entire project the build. It literally meant that every feature I wanted to develop took...
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