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Fast.ai is considering switching to Swift for future courses[1]. Could we be seeing the beginning cracks of Python's dominance in the ML space?

1) https://www.fast.ai/2019/03/06/fastai-swift/




"The combination of Python, PyTorch, and fastai is working really well for us, and for our community. We have many ongoing projects using fastai for PyTorch, including a forthcoming new book, many new software features, and the majority of the content in the upcoming courses. This stack will remain the main focus of our teaching and development.

It is very early days for Swift for TensorFlow. We definitely don’t recommend anyone tries to switch all their deep learning projects over to Swift just yet! Right now, most things don’t work. Most plans haven’t even been started. For many, this is a good reason to skip the project entirely."




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