”Chris Lattner has built a solid reputation after working for 11 years at Apple on low-level software technologies. In particular, he developed Apple’s most recent programming language, Swift,” Romain Dillet reports for TechCrunch. 323 more words
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”Apple unveiled product updates on Tuesday, including an updated iPad, new accessories and a red iPhone 7 and 7 Plus,” Anita Balakrishnan writes for CNBC. “But the overlooked expansion of Swift Playgrounds could speak just as much to Apple’s ruthless forward-looking attitude.” 554 more words
”Apple’s new Swift programming language is being adopted even faster than anyone predicted,” Buster Hein reports for Cult of Mac.
“In the latest TIOBE Index which ranks the popularity of programming languages, Apple shot up from the 14th spot last year and has already cracked the top 10,” Hein reports. 412 more words
”Apple senior manager Ted Kremenek has been named as the new lead of the Swift development project, and has apparently been operating in that capacity for some time behind the scenes, according to outgoing head Chris Lattner,” Mike Wuerthele reports for AppleInsider. 270 more words
”Chris Lattner designed and built most of LLVM as a graduate student. In 2005, he joined Apple where LLVM was integrated into Apple’s developer tools,” … 543 more words