Empower Apps

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In the first part of this two-part series of episodes, Leo talks with Tim Condon of Broken Hands, Swift Server Work Group member, and Vapor maintainer. We talk about the Swift Server Work Group, SwiftNIO, Server-Side Swift's growth in 2020 and Swift on Server-Side ARM.

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Youtube Video - https://youtu.be/7pNF4em4pyU

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Swift Server Work Group and SwiftNIO

  • What is the Swift Server Work Group?
  • Server-Side at WWDC
  • What is SwiftNIO and how does it fit with Server-Side Swift?
  • Why SwiftNIO instead of URLSession?
  • Should you use SwiftNIO for my iOS app?

State of Swift on the Server

  • Where Swift has grown in 2020 
  • State of Kitura after IBM
  • Swift and Server-Side Swift on Windows
  • AWS Lambda and Smoke
  • Swift on Ubuntu 20, Centos, and Amazon Linux

ARM and Swift on the Server

  • Server Development on Apple Silicon/ARM
  • Virtualization on Apple Silicon
  • The Future of ARM Servers
  • more on concurrency proposal and Vapor 5 in the next episode... 😯

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What is Empower Apps?

An exploration of Apple business news and technology. We talk about how businesses can use new technology to empower their business and employees, from Leo Dion, founder of BrightDigit.