The Swift Compiler’s Build System

My last post explained that invoking swift/utils/build-script compiles the C++ source code in the apple/swift project and produces a swift compiler executable. Read more

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Default Arguments in Swift

When designing APIs, using default arguments can often let us strike a nice balance between flexibility and ease of use — as they let us add solid, intuitive defaults to many of the configuration options that we’ll end up providing. Let’s take a look at a... (more…)

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Swift Standard Library Preview Package

I’m excited to announce a new open-source package and an enhancement to the Swift Evolution process: the Standard Library Preview package! The preview package provides access to functionality that has been accepted into the Swift standard library through ... (more…)

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