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Haikuing with Swift

Summing up Swift in seventeen syllables or fewer.

Paul Hudson       @twostraws

Haiku is a form of traditional Japanese poetry, made up of three phrases of 5, 7, and 5 on – roughly syllables in English – that draws some inspiration from nature.

Well, it turns out code isn’t the only kind of poetry we write: I challenged folks on Twitter to write a haiku about their experience with Swift, and was overwhelmed with responses. Here are some highlights, ordered by author:

And lastly, one from me:

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About the author

Paul Hudson is the creator of Hacking with Swift, the most comprehensive series of Swift books in the world. He's also the editor of Swift Developer News, the maintainer of the Swift Knowledge Base, and a speaker at Swift events around the world. If you're curious you can learn more here.

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