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Why Apple's Swift Language Will Instantly Remake Computer Programming

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Apple CEO Tim Cook walks off stage after the keynote at the company's Worldwide Developer Conference, when it unveiled a new programming language called Swift.

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Chris Lattner spent a year and a half creating a new programming language—a new way of designing, building, and running computer software—and he didn't mention it to anyone, not even his closest friends and colleagues.

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