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Getting Started with Server-side Swift and Vapor 3

by Jonathan Wong

With Vapor, you can use your existing Swift knowledge and build full-stack web applications. This course will teach you how to build out routing, databases, and templating in Vapor.

What you'll learn

Vapor is a powerful Server-side Swift framework for building web applications. In this course, Getting Started with Server-side Swift and Vapor, you’ll learn everything you need to know to start building web applications with Vapor. First, you’ll set up your dev environment and cover the basics of building a Vapor app on both macOS and Linux. Then, you’ll explore routing and persisting models to a database. Once the infrastructure is in place, you’ll take the next steps and build out a website to handle CRUD operations. Finally, you’ll deploy this app to two cloud platforms, Vapor Cloud and Heroku. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have a strong understanding of Server-side Swift development and Vapor that will help you build your next web app in Swift.

About the author

Jonathan obtained his B.S and M.S. in Electrical Engineering and started out his career as a systems engineer. In that role, he spoke with customers and end users scoping out user stories, writing requirements, and doing design analysis. After several years, he realized he was more interested in the creation of those systems and sought to make a career shift. Jonathan spent time reading books and taking classes in software engineering until he landed his first job as a Software Engineer in iOS. ... more

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