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Awesome things in store for Swift. With Rust like memory model as alternative and async/await I think it will massively broaden the appeal of Swift. I can start to see Swift taking over as the main mainstream language in the future. Java and C# has just accumulated too much cruft, they will be the new C++ languages. You can do anything but you have to accept a lot of complexity and awkward syntax to do that.



I like Swift, but they have a pile of work in front of them to make Swift a reasonable proposition against those languages outside the Apple ecosystem.




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