Building Swift from Source

All my Swift learning thus far has been using the binaries provided from the Swift.org site.  This is good most of the time and it is what I’ve included in my Vagrant project, Vagrant Swiftbox. Yesterday I decided to update the binaries to a more recent package. That worked well mostly, but somehow I managed …

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Beginning Swiftly

So Friday turned out to be quite an exciting day!  PHP 7 released, Lets Encrypt went public beta, but the one I want to focus on, Swift officially became open source. I wasn’t too surprised because even at the first release there were rumours and https://swift.org/ already published its vision (which was obvious reading between the …

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