After soliciting proposals earlier this year, Apple and Housing Trust Silicon Valley are excited to move forward with the first four projects funded through their public-private partnership, supporting affordable housing developments that span the North, East, and South Bay regions. The geographically diverse projects will create more than 250 new units of affordable housing, … [Read more...] about Apple allocates more than $400 million to combat California housing crisis
March 25, 2019 Ted Kremenek is a member of the Swift Core Team and manages the Languages and Runtimes group at Apple. Swift 5 is now officially released! Swift 5 is a major milestone in the evolution of the language. Thanks to ABI stability, the Swift runtime is now included in current and future versions of Apple’s platform operating systems: … [Read more...] about Swift.org – Swift 5 Released!
September 20, 2019 Ted Kremenek is a member of the Swift Core Team and manages the Languages and Runtimes group at Apple. Swift 5.1 is now officially released! Swift 5.1 builds on the strengths of Swift 5 by extending the stable features of the language to compile time with the introduction of module stability. With module stability it’s now … [Read more...] about Swift.org – Swift 5.1 Released!
February 3, 2020 Cory Benfield is a member of a team developing foundational server-side Swift libraries as part of Apple‘s Cloud Services division, and is a core developer on SwiftNIO. I’m thrilled to announce a new open-source project for the Swift ecosystem, Swift Crypto. Swift Crypto is a new Swift package that brings the fantastic APIs of … [Read more...] about Swift.org – Introducing Swift Crypto
The “Everyone Can Code Adventures” student and teacher guides are now available for free in Apple Books. The Computer Science Teachers Association notes that fewer than 50 percent of all American high schools offer computer science classes and many college students aren’t able to get into the computer science courses needed to … [Read more...] about Apple updates coding programs and resources for educators and students
Apple is expanding its Independent Repair Provider Program with additional options for customers to access repair services. The industry-leading program enables businesses of all sizes to offer repairs on iPhone using genuine Apple parts, which ensures safety and quality. Following the launch of the program in the US last fall, over 140 independent repair companies have joined … [Read more...] about Apple expands iPhone repair services to hundreds of new locations across the US
February 13, 2020 Slava Pestov is a member of the Swift compiler team at Apple. Swift 5.0 introduced a stable binary interface on Apple platforms. This meant that apps built with the Swift 5.0 compiler can use the Swift runtime and standard library built into the operating system, and that existing apps will remain compatible with new versions of … [Read more...] about Swift.org – Library Evolution in Swift
February 18, 2020 Nate Cook is a member of the Swift standard library team at Apple. I’m excited to announce a new open-source package and an enhancement to the Swift Evolution process: the Standard Library Preview package! The preview package provides access to functionality that has been accepted into the Swift standard library through the … [Read more...] about Swift.org – Standard Library Preview Package
February 27, 2020 Nate Cook is a member of the Swift standard library team at Apple. We’re delighted to announce ArgumentParser, a new open-source library that makes it straightforward — even enjoyable! — to parse command-line arguments in Swift. To show you what using the ArgumentParser library is like, we’re going to create a utility that … [Read more...] about Swift.org – Announcing ArgumentParser
March 24, 2020 Ted Kremenek is a member of the Swift Core Team and manages the Languages and Runtimes group at Apple. Swift 5.2 is now officially released! 🎉 This release focuses on improving the developer experience: Improved compiler diagnostics (errors and warnings) and code completion Increased reliability in debugging … [Read more...] about Swift.org – Swift 5.2 Released!