Swift outside the Apple ecosystem

This page summarizes the projects mentioned and recommended in the original post on /r/swift

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  • Vapor

    💧 A server-side Swift HTTP web framework.

    Vapor is the most popular non-Apple-ecosystem Swift project. There have been a few others, but none particularly popular.

  • swift-win32

    A Windows application framework for Swift

    Even Microsoft has someone dedicating their time to building Win32 support.

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  • pyvibe

    Generate styled HTML pages from Python

  • hummingbird

    Lightweight, flexible HTTP server framework written in Swift (by hummingbird-project)

    Also look at: Hummingbird https://github.com/hummingbird-project/hummingbird Smoke https://github.com/amzn/smoke-framework Swift NIO https://github.com/apple/swift-nio

  • smoke-framework

    A light-weight server-side service framework written in the Swift programming language.

    Also look at: Hummingbird https://github.com/hummingbird-project/hummingbird Smoke https://github.com/amzn/smoke-framework Swift NIO https://github.com/apple/swift-nio

  • swift-nio

    Event-driven network application framework for high performance protocol servers & clients, non-blocking.

    Also look at: Hummingbird https://github.com/hummingbird-project/hummingbird Smoke https://github.com/amzn/smoke-framework Swift NIO https://github.com/apple/swift-nio

  • Kitura

    A Swift web framework and HTTP server.

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  • swift-collections

    Commonly used data structures for Swift

    I think Swift Collections is adding that soon-ish, in 1.1.

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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