Tutorial: Building a WebApp using Swift Part 2

Tutorial: Building a WebApp using Swift Part 2

In the first part of our Tutorial, we learned how to setup and run our Vapor environment, as well as how to configure MySQL for use. If you missed Part 1, you can read it here! Now, in Part 2, we will create our data Model and learn how to develop the necessary basic data operations that will be used on our Pet App. So, let's get started!

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Tutorial: Building a WebApp Using Swift - Part 1

During the Wordwide Developers Conference 2014, Apple brought to the world something the no mac or iOS developer expected: A new language named Swift, that was presented as the solution for the already old-fashioned Objective-C. The promise was that Swift would be modern, and would bring more safety and power for apps. And in keeping with its name, Swift was quickly adopted by the community.

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((All Those Parens!))

Functional programming paradigm and languages are usually associated with core features like pure functions and immutable data (structures)1, and other properties like referential transparency, higher-order (first order) functions, lazy evaluation, and recursion2. They arguably provide programmers with better tools and abstractions to deal with difficult actual problems that involve concurrency, parallelism, big data, etc.

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