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Pros of Drift
Pros of Swift
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    • 259
      Ios
    • 180
      Elegant
    • 126
      Not Objective-C
    • 107
      Backed by apple
    • 93
      Type inference
    • 61
      Generics
    • 54
      Playgrounds
    • 49
      Semicolon free
    • 38
      OSX
    • 36
      Tuples offer compound variables
    • 24
      Clean Syntax
    • 24
      Easy to learn
    • 22
      Open Source
    • 21
      Beautiful Code
    • 20
      Functional
    • 12
      Dynamic
    • 12
      Linux
    • 11
      Protocol-oriented programming
    • 10
      Promotes safe, readable code
    • 9
      No S-l-o-w JVM
    • 8
      Explicit optionals
    • 7
      Storyboard designer
    • 6
      Optionals
    • 6
      Type safety
    • 5
      Super addicting language, great people, open, elegant
    • 5
      Best UI concept
    • 4
      Its friendly
    • 4
      Highly Readable codes
    • 4
      Fail-safe
    • 4
      Powerful
    • 4
      Faster and looks better
    • 4
      Swift is faster than Objective-C
    • 4
      Feels like a better C++
    • 3
      Easy to learn and work
    • 3
      Much more fun
    • 3
      Protocol extensions
    • 3
      Native
    • 3
      Its fun and damn fast
    • 3
      Strong Type safety
    • 3
      Easy to Maintain
    • 2
      Protocol as type
    • 2
      All Cons C# and Java Swift Already has
    • 2
      Esay
    • 2
      MacOS
    • 2
      Type Safe
    • 2
      Protocol oriented programming
    • 1
      Can interface with C easily
    • 1
      Actually don't have to own a mac
    • 1
      Free from Memory Leak
    • 1
      Swift is easier to understand for non-iOS developers.
    • 1
      Numbers with underbar
    • 1
      Optional chain
    • 1
      Great for Multi-Threaded Programming
    • 1
      Runs Python 8 times faster
    • 1
      Objec

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    Cons of Drift
    Cons of Swift
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      • 5
        Must own a mac
      • 2
        Memory leaks are not uncommon
      • 1
        Very irritatingly picky about things that’s
      • 1
        Complicated process for exporting modules
      • 1
        Its classes compile to roughly 300 lines of assembly
      • 1
        Is a lot more effort than lua to make simple functions
      • 0
        Overly complex options makes it easy to create bad code

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      What is Drift?

      Drift is a messaging app that makes it easy for businesses to talk to their website visitors and customers in real-time, from anywhere.

      What is Swift?

      Writing code is interactive and fun, the syntax is concise yet expressive, and apps run lightning-fast. Swift is ready for your next iOS and OS X project — or for addition into your current app — because Swift code works side-by-side with Objective-C.

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