{{language|Swift |exec=machine |strength=strong |checking=both |parampass=both |gc=reference counting |safety=safe |compat=nominative |site=http://developer.apple.com/swift/ |LCT=yes}}{{language programming paradigm|Object-oriented}} [[wp:Swift (Apple programming language)|Swift]] is a general purpose, multi-paradigm, systems programming language developed by Apple Inc. originally for Apple platforms. Linux support was added when open source Swift was released. It runs on the Objective-C runtime on Darwin and is mainly used with the Cocoa API. It was announced at WWDC 2014.