Following the public display of love for Linux by Microsoft and âopen sourcingâ of .NET, now Apple is also doing something similar.
Craig Federighi, Apple's senior vice president of software engineering said during his WWDC 2015 keynote, "We think Swift is the next big programming language. The one we will all be doing applications and systems programing on for 20 years to come. And we think Swift should be everywhere and used by everyone. And so we are going to be doing something really big. Today we're announcing that Swift will be open source."
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