Introduction to Server-Side Swift

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Leverage the power of Swift to create amazing server-side web and mobile applications

About This Video

    • Crisp and clear content that puts the theory into practice and dives into the core of the Swift programming language
    • Leverage the various aspects of Swift and the Vapor framework
    • Explore Swift further by creating your own back-end application

In Detail

Swift is probably the best full-stack language in the world. An essential advantage of Swift as a perfect back-end programming language is the safety built into the language. Swift does away with entire classes of errors and crashes. You'll start with getting to know more about server-side Swift, then you'll set up your own environment and hit the ground running by creating your first project with the Vapor framework. You'll also explore Swift Package Manager.

We'll move further into the exciting world of Swift by templating and creating web pages with leaf, managing RESTful APIs. You'll make a responsive web app with Bootstrap and delve more deeply into forms. Working with Vapor and Postgres will be fun as you set up Postgres with your Vapor application and work with fluent ORM. You'll be querying data using Fluent filters and create relationships.

Further into the course, you'll be adding authentication by creating a Sign Up Flow and logins for users. You'll use basic validations and then write your own custom ones. Creating an API will be fun by serializing your data and securing your API with JWT. You'll learn to deploy Heroku and set up SSL. Lastly you'll learn to write integration tests.

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  • Title: Introduction to Server-Side Swift
  • Author(s): Johann Kerr
  • Release date: May 2018
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781788620222