By Ramin Edmond
The Apple Swift development language is growing more popular, and programmers can now use it to build and deploy iOS apps on IBM’s cloud platform.
The new combination of Apple’s Swift programming language and IBM’s Bluemix platform will make it easier for businesses to build iOS apps.
IBM and Apple are expanding their partnership to extend enterprise app development and deployment to the cloud. Bluemix, IBM’s platform as a service, will add Apple Swift to its list of supported programming languages, which already includes Java, Ruby, Python and others for cloud applications. The news, announced here this week at IBM InterConnect, makes IBM the first provider to enable cloud app development with Swift development.
IBM also released in preview the Swift Package Catalog, a resource that allows developers to share and discover Swift code.
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