Yesterday, Apple announced a new programming language called Swift for building iOS apps. Less than 24 hours later, someone has already used it to build a Flappy Bird clone.
If you aren't familiar with Hello World, it's basically what programmers traditionally use to demonstrate a programming language or test a basic system, since it's a very simple thing to do. Testing a printer? Make it print the words Hello World.
Well, when you're learning a new way to make games, you could use an equally simple project to get a feel for a new platform. We've already seen it done as a demonstration of how 'easy' it is to make games in Unreal Engine 4. Now, Nate Murray jumped on the news of Apple's new language and built Flappy Bird in Swift.