Swift and Obj-C: 2015 Plans And Obstacles

My current plans for Swift adoption in 2015: I’m just finished a contract project in Swift 1.2. It was a really great experience for working through Swift and finding it’s strengths and weaknesses. At work, we may introduce some Swift 2.0 into our application for new source, but there is currently no pressing need to […]

Obj-C and Swift, not Obj-C vs. Swift

On Twitter, I’ve been vocal that I don’t believe Obj-C is going away any time soon. For reference, Apple’s stance on the matter is: “Objective-C is not going away, both Swift and Objective-C are first class citizens for doing Cocoa and Cocoa Touch development.” It’s important to note that while there are a lot of […]

Why I’m Not Adopting Swift (For Now)

If you follow me on Twitter, I’ve made a lot of noise about how I don’t think developers should be adopting Swift in it’s current state. My problem isn’t with the idea of Swift, or replacing Obj-C. I believe Swift could, in the coming weeks or months become a language suitable for writing production code. […]