Weekly articles

About server side and iOS application development using Swift.

Beginner's guide to the async/await concurrency API in Vapor & Fluent

Learn how to convert your existing EventLoopFuture based Vapor server app using the new async/await Swift feature.

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Introduction to async/await in Swift

Beginners guide to the new async/await API's in Swift 5.5. Interacting with sync code, structured concurrency, async let.

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Dynamic libraries and code replacements in Swift

How to load a dynamic library and use native method swizzling in Swift? This article is all about the magic behind SwiftUI previews.

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Asynchronous validation for Vapor

Learn how to validate input data using an async technique. Unified request validation API for your server side Swift app.

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Declarative unit tests for Vapor

Learn how to test your server side Swift backend app in a declarative style using a lightweight library called Spec.

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How to design type safe RESTful APIs using Swift & Vapor?

Learn to make proper data transfer objects for CRUD operations and integrate them both into the client and server side API layer.

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Unsafe memory pointers in Swift

Learn how to use raw pointer references, interact with unsafe pointers and manually manage memory addresses in Swift.

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Memory layout in Swift

Start learning about how Swift manages, stores and references various data types and objects using a memory safe approach.

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How to use C libraries in Swift?

Learn how to use system libraries and call C code from Swift. Interoperability between the Swift language and C for beginners.

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Building static and dynamic Swift libraries using the Swift compiler

This tutorial is all about emitting various Swift binaries without the Swift package manager, but only using the Swift compiler.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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AJAX calls using Vapor 4

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

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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.

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