Weekly articles

About server side and iOS application development using Swift.

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.

Swift

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.

Swift

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.

Vapor

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.

Swift

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

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.

Swift

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.

Vapor

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.

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.

Vapor

Getting started with Feather CMS

Learn how to set up your own site using Feather CMS. A modern Swift-based Content Management System powered by Vapor 4.

Vapor

10 short advices that will make you a better Vapor developer right away

As a beginner server side Swift developer you'll face many obstackles. I'll show you how to avoid the most common ones.

Vapor

How to store keys in env files?

In this tutorial I'll show you how to save and load secret keys as base64 encoded strings using dotenv files in Vapor 4.

Vapor

Building stylesheets using Leaf

Let me show you how to use the LeafFileMiddleware component to render public HTML files and CSS stylesheets in Vapor 4.

Vapor

Table joins in Fluent 4

In this quick tutorial I'm going to show you how to join and query database models using the Fluent ORM framework in Vapor 4.

Vapor

Custom Leaf tags in Vapor 4

In this article I'm going to show you how to create some useful custom tags for the Leaf template engine, written in Swift.

Vapor

Websockets for beginners using Vapor 4 and Vanilla JavaScript

Learn how to create a websocket server using Swift & Vapor. Multiplayer game development using JavaScript in the browser.

Vapor