Ask HN: What is the future of Swift on the server-side?

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  • S01E155-improving-performance

    Sample code for Swift Talk episode 155: Markdown Playgrounds — Improving Performance

    I'm pretty sure that the people are using it for their site. Much of their SwiftTalk series covers work on their backend. They are fairly serious players.



  • dart_frog

    A fast, minimalistic backend framework for Dart 🎯

    Dart has some backend projects and support and is statically typed.

    See Very Good Ventures own Dart Frog:

  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The Open Source Firebase alternative introduces iOS support. Appwrite is an open source backend server that helps you build native iOS applications much faster with realtime APIs for authentication, databases, files storage, cloud functions and much more!

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