Swift Changes Considered Harmful

I like Swift. We’re using it for new products like Linea, which was written from the ground up with the new syntax. In spite of this, I still consider the language harmful. The best way to understand the issues is by imagining that you’re an iOS developer… Read more

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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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