Nick Lockwood has one of the best discussions of Swift exceptions I’ve found both in terms of design, problems and benefits.
- 85“Silver” brings Apple’s Swift language to the .NET and Java worlds. It brings the language not the Cocoa libraries though. Sounds like they added exceptions to let Swift work with .NET or Java better. (Personally I think Apple should add exceptions too, but I know people at Apple really don’t like…
- 77There were some big changes to Swift this week. The most surprisingly controversial one was the adding of “exceptions.” I put those in quotes because they are quite unlike traditional exceptions in C++, C#, Java or Python even though I’ve called them Pythonesque at times.[1. I think I called them…
- 48Calling Swift from C.
- 47Swift’s command line tools have changed somewhat. (HT: SwiftDevs)
- 47Hashbanging Swift. Using Swift at the command line. I had enough issues trying to replace Python with Swift that I went back to Python.