Last but not least, Swift 4 introduced Python-like one-sided collection slicing, where the missing side is automatically inferred to be the start or end of the collection. This has no effect on existing code because it's a new use for the existing operator, so you don't need to worry about potential breakage.
Here's an example:
let characters = ["Dr Horrible", "Captain Hammer", "Penny", "Bad Horse", "Moist"] let bigParts = characters[..<3] let smallParts = characters[3...] print(bigParts) print(smallParts)
That code will print out
["Dr Horrible", "Captain Hammer", "Penny"] then
["Bad Horse", "Moist"].
For more information see the Swift Evolution proposal for this new feature.
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