Playing Jenga with Swift’s Type Checker

Imagine for a moment that you are a programmer with reasonable experience in Objective-C, who, upon having been pitched the benefits of… Read more

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Thoughts on Swift access control

There has been a ton of debate on the swift-evolution mailing lists about access control in Swift. A couple of days ago, the proposal SE-0159: Fix Private Access Levels was rejected. I want to share my thoughts on this, as well as thoughts on the larger s... (more…)

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Passing an Array of Strings from Swift to C

Swift has built-in support for bridging native strings to C strings, but this doesn’t include transparent bridging of arrays of strings to arrays of C strings. Here I discuss an internal helper function the Swift standard library uses for this purpose.

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