Developers received a pleasant surprise last Friday as Apple launched a blog dedicated to its new Swift programming language for iOS and OS X. Offering a "behind-the-scenes look" into Swift "by the engineers who created it," the open blog appears to be yet another indication of a more friendly, more open Cupertino. And there's plenty more Apple news in our weekend recap, so keep reading, won't you...?
There are thousand inside jokes we could reference while talking about
the rejection of the South Park iPhone app. We could call shenanigans,
blame Canada, or we could sing a rousing rendition of the "Imagination" song. Unfortunately, none of those jokes will squelch the sadness that resides in our hearts at this time.