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Pros of Quora
Pros of Swift
  • 5
    Can ask any type of question
  • 4
    Easy to use
  • 2
    Low moderation
  • 1
    Lengthy answer support
  • 251
    Ios
  • 176
    Elegant
  • 124
    Not Objective-C
  • 105
    Backed by apple
  • 91
    Type inference
  • 60
    Generics
  • 54
    Playgrounds
  • 49
    Semicolon free
  • 39
    OSX
  • 35
    Tuples offer compound variables
  • 24
    Easy to learn
  • 23
    Clean Syntax
  • 21
    Open Source
  • 20
    Functional
  • 19
    Beautiful Code
  • 11
    Linux
  • 11
    Dynamic
  • 10
    Promotes safe, readable code
  • 9
    Protocol-oriented programming
  • 8
    Explicit optionals
  • 8
    No S-l-o-w JVM
  • 6
    Storyboard designer
  • 5
    Best UI concept
  • 5
    Optionals
  • 5
    Type safety
  • 5
    Super addicting language, great people, open, elegant
  • 4
    Its friendly
  • 4
    Powerful
  • 4
    Fail-safe
  • 4
    Highly Readable codes
  • 4
    Faster and looks better
  • 4
    Swift is faster than Objective-C
  • 4
    Feels like a better C++
  • 3
    Its fun and damn fast
  • 3
    Easy to learn and work
  • 3
    Much more fun
  • 3
    Protocol extensions
  • 3
    Native
  • 3
    Strong Type safety
  • 3
    Easy to Maintain
  • 2
    Protocol oriented programming
  • 2
    Esay
  • 2
    MacOS
  • 2
    Type Safe
  • 2
    All Cons C# and Java Swift Already has
  • 2
    Protocol as type
  • 1
    Actually don't have to own a mac
  • 1
    Can interface with C easily
  • 1
    Numbers with underbar
  • 1
    Optional chain
  • 1
    Runs Python 8 times faster
  • 1
    Free from Memory Leak
  • 1
    Swift is easier to understand for non-iOS developers.
  • 1
    Great for Multi-Threaded Programming
  • 1
    Objec

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Cons of Quora
Cons of Swift
  • 1
    Too much spam
  • 1
    Slow community response
  • 1
    Weak moderation
  • 1
    Duplicated questions and answers
  • 1
    Accepts all types of questions
  • 5
    Must own a mac
  • 2
    Memory leaks are not uncommon
  • 1
    Its classes compile to roughly 300 lines of assembly
  • 1
    Complicated process for exporting modules
  • 1
    Very irritatingly picky about things that’s
  • 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 Quora?

It connects you to everything you want to know about. Quora aims to be the easiest place to write new content and share content from the web. We organize people and their interests so you can find, collect and share the information most valuable to you.

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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