Using SwiftMetrics with a secure Kitura Server

SwiftMetrics does not provide any security, however, it can easily be used in an already secure environment. This article securing-kitura-part-1-enabling-ssltls-on-your-swift-server/ details how to configure Kitura to use SSL/TLS. This article on SwiftMetrics details how to use SwiftMetrics with Kitura. Combining the articles will enable you to use SwiftMetrics in a secure Kitura environment. I would…  Continue reading Using SwiftMetrics with a secure Kitura Server

Stand up your Swift 3 microservice in less than 10 minutes using IBM Bluemix Runtime for Swift

A tutorial for using IBM Bluemix Runtime for Swift Using Swift for both client and server side apps has never been simpler. With the combination of Swift 3.0's release including new server-side capabilities, IBM's high performing, open source Kitura web framework for Swift and the IBM Bluemix Runtime for Swift, developers can now stand up…  Continue reading Stand up your Swift 3 microservice in less than 10 minutes using IBM Bluemix Runtime for Swift

6 Steps to Deploying a Swift To-Do List Sample App Without A Command Line

6 Steps to Deploying a Swift To-Do List Sample App Without A Command Line IBM Cloud Tools for Swift (ICT) provides Mac users with a simple interface for deploying, managing and monitoring end-to-end Swift applications. The application integrates with tools designed by IBM Swift Engineers to easily get started writing Swift on the Server. Download…  Continue reading 6 Steps to Deploying a Swift To-Do List Sample App Without A Command Line

The Cloud Foundry Buildpack for Swift on Bluemix

Cloud Foundry buildpacks provide the runtime required to execute your applications on the Bluemix cloud. When you push an application to Bluemix using the Cloud Foundry cf push command, Bluemix automatically detects which buildpack should be used for your application. Once this is determined, the buildpack inspects artifacts in your application to find out what dependencies should be downloaded.  Continue reading The Cloud Foundry Buildpack for Swift on Bluemix

Sharing – A perspective on Swift collaboration

When we say we envision bringing the many benefits of Swift to other platforms, IBM joins a growing global community. As a community, we are just starting out on our journey to bring Swift to the Cloud. Since moving to open source. the Swift language has already become the #1 open source language on Github; given it’s been just 2 short months, there is clearly shared excitement around these efforts. As with any open source effort, results come from hard work, collaboration and sharing.  Continue reading Sharing – A perspective on Swift collaboration