Since Swift was open-sourced a great server-side community has grown, with exciting options to let you use Swift throughout your entire project. Swift performs great on Linux, and can easily be deployed to the cloud.
Join this talk to learn why server-side Swift is the current hot topic, and how to get started. You will explore how to create your first Swift web app using the Kitura framework, and connect it up to a backend database - all in Swift!
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Going Server-Side with Swift
Ian Partridge is a senior developer at Swift@IBM, working to bring Swift to the cloud on Linux. With a background in runtime technologies including Java garbage collection, performance and monitoring he is now working in open source on server-side Swift. Since learning Swift he has contributed to open source Foundation and libdispatch, and is also a developer of Kitura, a Swift HTTP server and web framework.