Why is swift faster

Introduction

Swift was in limelight during last 2 years and was ranked #1 most loved programming language of 2015. It is a general purpose, multi-paradigm, statically typed language. Developed by team led by Chris Lattner at Apple.

While introducing Swift in WWDC14 Tim Cook described it using four words which are:

  1. Fast
  2. Modern
  3. Safe
  4. Interactive

In this blog, I will be explaining why and how swift achieves above mentioned qualities. Continue reading