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Hello World: app size comparison by language (Objective C, Swift, C#, F#) RRS feed

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  • User1875 posted

    Just a simple experiment. May be a fair indication of the size of standard runtime libraries since the app itself doesn't do much. All apps have been compiled in Release with standard settings using XCode 6, iOS 7.1, Xamarin Studio 5 and Xamarin.iOS 7.2.3.39.

    App bundle size:
    Obj C 172 KB
    C# 3 MB
    F# 3 MB
    Swift 6.7 MB

    Tuesday, June 10, 2014 2:58 PM

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  • User86893 posted

    Wow ... I get it that Objective C will be way smaller since it's a native code. But I never thought that Swift will be so big, even bigger than Xamarin's results. Thanks for the info.

    Friday, November 14, 2014 11:34 AM