Understanding the Application Metrics for Swift dashboard

Application Metrics for Swift contains a web-based dashboard showing a range of metrics including HTTP requests, CPU and memory usage. Installation Adding monitoring to your application is very straightforward in most cases, requiring just a few lines added to your main Swift source file. See the Quick Start Guide for details. After starting your application…  Continue reading Understanding the Application Metrics for Swift dashboard

Working with SQL in Swift using Swift-Kuery

Many server based applications store data in relational databases whose data can be manipulated through SQL statements. Many different relational database engines exist that differ in many dimensions. Many offer scalability and performance, others are open source, others have a small footprint suitable for development and embedded deployments. The selection of a database engine is…  Continue reading Working with SQL in Swift using Swift-Kuery

Getting Started with Kitura and AngularJS

Introduction Kitura is an open source web framework provided by IBM that is created for building microservices written in Swift. Kitura is a great way to leverage Swift knowledge to develop both client and server sides of your project. This presents the opportunity for a frontend Swift developer to become a full-stack developer by eliminating…  Continue reading Getting Started with Kitura and AngularJS

4 Steps to Mastering the New and Improved IBM Cloud Tools for Swift

It's now easier than ever to deploy your apps to the cloud using IBM Cloud Tools for Swift (ICT).  With the release of version 1.3, Mac users have an even simpler interface for deploying, managing and monitoring end-to-end applications. The improved Swift application makes using the Swift@IBM server-side tools and technologies super easy.  Download the…  Continue reading 4 Steps to Mastering the New and Improved IBM Cloud Tools for Swift

Video Replay: IBM Announces New Swift Offerings & Tools

Swift-JohnPonzo This week IBM unveiled several projects that we’ve been working on to advance the Swift language for application developers. If you weren’t able to see Monday’s announcement in the IBM InterConnect first-day keynote, don’t worry, you can view it a video replay here.  Continue reading Video Replay: IBM Announces New Swift Offerings & Tools

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