[swift-users] Performance critical code in Swift

Daniel Dunbar daniel_dunbar at apple.com
Sat Oct 1 15:33:58 CDT 2016

Yes, it is possible. Exactly how much use of Unsafe style idioms and other performance-focused "workarounds" it requires depends a lot on the code in question. Can you say more about your problem area?

 - Daniel

> On Oct 1, 2016, at 1:30 PM, Игорь Никитин via swift-users <swift-users at swift.org> wrote:
> Hello!
> Is it possible for Swift to be as fast as C when writing performance critical code? Of course if using C Standard Library for instead of Foundation (and so on) and getting rid of dynamic dispatch and reference types.
> Or I need just to use C?
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