Swift is a functional programming language developed by Apple.
It was introduced with the release of iOS 8 and uses the LLVM compiler framework.
Swift is designed to be safe, fast, and modern, making iOS development easier and more efficient.
The language prioritizes app performance over design and aesthetics.
Apple has optimized Swift to be lightweight and efficient, encouraging developers to focus on app optimization.
Swift is the preferred choice for building apps with rich functionality.
It has gained popularity since its introduction in 2012 and is now used to develop stable and reliable iOS applications.
Swift is also used for building apps on other operating systems such as OS X, tvOS, and watchOS.