How to run Swift from the CLI

So far I’ve only had experience of running Swift from Xcode as part of a project. But you can also run and compile Swift independently of Xcode. Example:

$ echo 'print("hello")' > hello.swift
$ swift hello.swift
$ swiftc hello.swift
$ ./hello

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