Apple doubles use of Swift in iOS 13 as it shifts away from Objective-C
An analysis shows that Apple’s own use of Swift has doubled in iOS 13 as it further distances itself from Objective-C.
First introduced by Apple in 2014, Swift is now the main programming language for development across Cupertino’s platforms. Adoption of Swift by third-party developers is high, but much of Apple’s operating system still uses Objective-C.
Of course, much of Apple’s reason to continue using Objective-C code within its operating systems is that it’s legacy code...