How to use this tool?

This free online converter lets you convert code from VB.NET to Swift in a click of a button. To use this converter, take the following steps -

  1. Type or paste your VB.NET code in the input box.
  2. Click the convert button.
  3. The resulting Swift code from the conversion will be displayed in the output box.

Key differences between VB.NET and Swift

SyntaxVB.NET uses a syntax similar to the BASIC programming language, with keywords such as 'If', 'For', and 'While'. It also supports the use of 'Option Strict' to enforce type checking.Swift uses a syntax that is more modern and concise compared to VB.NET. It has a cleaner and more expressive syntax, with features like optionals, closures, and type inference.
ParadigmVB.NET is primarily an object-oriented programming language, but it also supports procedural and functional programming paradigms.Swift is a multi-paradigm programming language that supports both object-oriented and functional programming. It encourages the use of immutable data and functional programming concepts.
TypingVB.NET is a statically-typed language, which means that variable types are checked at compile-time.Swift is also a statically-typed language, but it also supports type inference, which allows the compiler to automatically infer the type of a variable based on its initial value.
PerformanceVB.NET is known for its good performance, especially when used with the .NET framework. It can be optimized for performance by using features like just-in-time compilation.Swift is designed to be a high-performance language. It is optimized for speed and efficiency, and it can be used to build fast and responsive applications.
Libraries and frameworksVB.NET has access to a wide range of libraries and frameworks through the .NET ecosystem. It has extensive support for Windows development and integration with Microsoft technologies.Swift has a growing ecosystem of libraries and frameworks, with a focus on iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS development. It has frameworks like SwiftUI and Combine for building user interfaces and handling asynchronous operations.
Community and supportVB.NET has a large and active community of developers, with many online resources and forums available for support. It is also supported by Microsoft, which provides documentation and updates.Swift has a rapidly growing community of developers, especially in the iOS and macOS development communities. It has official documentation and support from Apple, as well as active online communities.
Learning curveVB.NET has a relatively low learning curve, especially for developers familiar with the BASIC programming language or other .NET languages like C#. It has a more verbose syntax compared to Swift.Swift has a moderate learning curve. It is designed to be easy to read and write, with a focus on simplicity and clarity. It has a more concise syntax compared to VB.NET.