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Swift vs. C#

Did Apple just sherlock Xamarin and C# with their new type-safe-C#-like language?  The obvious answer is NO.  But there’s no denying the direction their heading with this language.  Come and see what all the fuss is about when I compare these 2 languages, and just remember we’re dealing with version 1 of swift, so it won’t be a very fair comparison (anyone remember C# 1?).

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  • Mark W.

    Thanks to those that attended. Forgot to give a summary of how I feel about Swift.

    I'm very excited for the language and am fine with leaving Obj-C behind, although I have no doubts any of us doing iOS development will be knee-deep in Obj-C for at least another 2 years. But it's nice to come back to a language that strongly resembles C#. If you are a Xamarin dev you should get acquainted with Swift, it will be the future language that you'll reference in the Apple docs.

    October 15, 2014

  • nathan s.

    We will be in the Discovery room 3098 at the end of the hallway

    October 15, 2014

  • Mark W.

    Hi everyone! I'll be giving this talk and pizza will be provided, bring your Macs and have Xcode installed, the majority of this talk will be in an Xcode playground so you should be able to follow along.

    October 11, 2014

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