A server-side Swift tutorial

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At Flatiron School, our team culture encourages learning new tech and sharing knowledge. We constantly look for new technologies to work on and experiment with. We aren’t currently using any Vapor/Swift internally, but as an iOS & Web developer, Server Side Swift continues to fascinate me, so I wanted to put together a tutorial on how to use PostgreSQL (an open source relational database) and Vapor 3 (a server side Swift framework) to store our data.

If you’re not totally familiar with using SQL, have no fear: Vapor comes with an ORM (Object Relational Mapping Tool) called Fluent that makes working with databases very easy. …

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Johann Kerr

Software Engineer @FlatironSchool, formerly Lead iOS & Web Instructor at //

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