Apple’s Swift 2.2 offers quicker code

Revised as open source, Swift 2.2 has contributions from hundreds of developers outside of Apple

Apple’s Swift 2.2 offers quicker code

Apple on Monday released Swift 2.2, which offers quicker code and is the first official release of the language since it went open source late last year.

Described as a minor release, version 2.2 produces faster-running code, according to Apple. It includes changes such as allowing most keywords as argument labels; these labels serve as part of the interface to a Swift function, describing arguments and improving readability.

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