The Swift 3.0 release includes many new features, including a new Data Management Framework (DMM) for faster access to relational data and a new transactional leadership system.
Swift 3 is also an effort to provide a faster experience with the use of APIs.
“The DMM is a new framework that will give you more power to leverage data in a more powerful way than before.
This will also be available to developers, enabling them to work more efficiently and reduce boilerplate code,” Swift 3’s lead developer, Joe Czajkowski, wrote on Twitter.
Czajowski is a software engineer at Google, where he developed the Google Maps API for iOS.
In the Swift 3 release, developers will be able to use the APIs in the following ways: Data in a new data source, like MapKit or KVO.
Database transactions, like adding and deleting items or updating a database table.
The API will be used for a variety of new types of APIs, such as APIs for the new MapKit, which is the new map-based rendering engine.
Swift’s APIs for map rendering have been available since the 1.2 release.
As a result, developers can now add or delete items in MapKit in Swift, which provides a similar functionality to the MapKit API in iOS.
The MapKit APIs have a different naming convention than MapKit’s MapKitAPI class, so it is not immediately clear whether Swift 3 will support both MapKit and MapKitapi.
There are several new features and APIs included in the Swift 4 release.
Swift 4 is a general purpose language and is expected to ship in 2019.
The new APIs include the new Web Services Framework, a new database and RESTful APIs, as well as an improved REST API.
For more, read about Swift 4.
Posted by TechRepublic at 8:06:22PM