Weekly articles

About server side and iOS application development using Swift.

The Swift compiler for beginners

Learn how to build executable files using the swiftc command, meet the build pipeline, compilers and linkers under the hood.


The future of Leaf and Tau

Which template engine should I choose for Vapor? What's the difference between Leaf and Tau? Let me explain everything.


Custom working directory in Xcode

Learn how to set a custom working directory in Xcode to solve one of the most common beginner issue when using Vapor.


File upload API server in Vapor 4

Learn how to build a very simple file upload API server using Vapor 4 and URLSession upload task on the client side.


AJAX calls using Vapor 4

Learn how to implement Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (AJAX) calls using Leaf templates and Vapor 4 as a server.


File upload using Vapor 4

Learn how to implement a basic HTML file upload form using the Leaf template engine and Vapor, all written in Swift of course.


Event-driven generic hooks for Swift

In this article I am going to show you how to implement a basic event processing system for your modular Swift application.

Design patterns

Getting started with SwiftIO

SwiftIO is an electronic circuit board that runs Swift on the bare metal. It can control sensors, displays, lights, motors and more.


How to build macOS apps using only the Swift Package Manager?

In this article we're going to create a macOS application without ever touching an Xcode project file, but only working with SPM.


What's new in Leaf 4 (Tau)?

Everything you should know about the upcoming Leaf template engine update and how to migrate your Vapor / Swift codebase.


Logging for beginners in Swift

Learn how to print variables to the debug console using different functions such as print, dump, NSLog and the unified os.log API.


How to define strings, use escaping sequences and interpolations?

As a beginner it can be hard to understand String interpolation and escaping sequences, in this tutorial I'll teach you the basics.


Swift on the Server in 2020

Why choose Swift as a backend language in 2020? What are the available frameworks to build your server? Let me guide you.


Dynamic routes and page hooks in Feather CMS on top of Vapor 4

Learn how to create custom pages in Swift and register SEO friendly clean URLs using the Feather CMS routing system.


Content filters in Feather CMS

In this article I'll tell you all about content filters and show you how to build your own one using hooks functions and Vapor.


How to build a Feather CMS module?

In this tutorial I'll show you how to create a custom user module with an admin interface for Feather using Swift 5 and Vapor 4.