Hands on with Server-side Swift using Vapor
by Tanner Nelson (Creator of Vapor, a web framework for Swift)
In this workshop you'll learn how to create a server-side application using Swift. You'll learn how to get started creating APIs, websites, and real-time applications using web sockets with Vapor, a web framework for Swift. In the first half of the workshop, you will learn about what Vapor is, how it works, and what you can do with it. In the second half, you will design and create a basic web application of your choosing.
About the speaker
Tanner is an American software engineer based in New York City. He studied Computer Science at New York University and has worked as a full stack, iOS, and embedded systems engineer. Tanner's current focus is developing Vapor, an open source Server-Side Swift framework that he created in 2016.
Part 1 - Overview
What is Vapor? Discussion of available APIs and modules.
Part 2 - Getting started
Hello, world! API, website, and web sockets demos.
Part 3 - Create
Design your own application! Ideas will be provided, or choose your own.
Part 4 - Discuss
Questions & Answers.
Anyone who wants to learn about creating server-side (backend) applications. Although no backend experience is required, prior experience with Swift is highly recommended.
macOS: Latest release version of Xcode. Linux: Ubuntu 14.04, 16.04, or 16.10
Full day - Wednesday October 11th from 9.30am to 6.00pm
6 hours of training, lunch break, 2 coffee breaks, slides and other educational material provided by the teacher and a certificate of participation.
The workshop will take place only if the minimum number of participants is reached. If a workshop has to be cancelled by us, you will be given a full refund. In order to keep the quality as high as possible, the number of available tickets is limited.