Year of the Server with Tim Condon - Part 1

Year of the Server with Tim Condon - Part 1

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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  • 10 years of experience developing for a variety of Apple platform
  • Helping dev shops which lack experience with Apple platforms and Swift

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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Creators and Guests

Leo Dion
Leo Dion
Swift developer for Apple devices and more; Founder of BrightDigit; husband and father of 6 adorable kids
Tim Condon
Tim Condon
Engineer, geek, triathlete. @codevapor core team. Founder @brokenhandsio. Server-side Swift @kodecodev. Organiser @SwiftServerConf @NSManchester He/him

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