writes with the news that Apple's Swift has gone open source
: From Apple's press release: "We are excited by this new chapter in the story of Swift. After Apple unveiled the Swift programming language, it quickly became one of the fastest growing languages in history. Swift makes it easy to write software that is incredibly fast and safe by design. Now that Swift is open source, you can help make the best general purpose programming language available everywhere."
It's listed at Apple's GitHub repository
, too. (Hat tip to Jono Bacon.)