Mastering Server Side Swift Using Vapor 2
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Mastering Server Side Swift Using Vapor 2

Take your Swift Skills to the Cloud
4.3 (12 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
566 students enrolled
Created by Mohammad Azam
Last updated 8/2017
English
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Current price: $10 Original price: $195 Discount: 95% off
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Includes:
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Develop the backend service for their apps and websites using Vapor framework
  • Take their skills to the next level, utilizing the Swift language to create server side API's
  • Increase their bill rates since now they can build a complete backend using Vapor
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Requirements
  • You should be familiar with Swift Programming Language
  • You should be comfortable using Xcode. This course requires Xcode 8 and Swift 3.0
Description

Are you interested in learning how to write a complete backend API using Swift? 

Swift on the server is the future of iOS development. And now you can learn it from the comfort of your home.. in your own time.. without having to attend class. 

My name is Mohammad Azam, creator of many popular online courses including Mastering MapKit in iOS Using Swift and Creating Stickers and iMessages Applications in iOS 10 Using Swift 3

I have created over 2 dozens apps and some of my apps were even featured by Apple on the App Store. I have worked with fortune 500 companies as a lead iOS developer and helped them grow their business ten folds. At present I am a full time iOS Instructor at The Iron Yard where I teach users how to create amazing iOS applications. 

What’s stopping you from signing up to today?

  • You don't have enough time: Not a problem at all. We have designed the course so you can learn everything you need to know in less than 4 hours. In fact if you think that the course fell short on delivering topics then we will give you your MONEY BACK. 

Here are some of the reviews from our previous courses: 

"His course is AWESOME very detail instructions."

"Mohammad Azam has an excellent teaching style which makes it easy & fun to comprehend these Swift features in such a short course & he explains the concepts in more detail & clarity than most instructors. Plus, his videos are well prepared & he's very articulate. I hope he will create more courses."

"Excellent teaching. Just perfect!!!"

Buy this course today and this is what you’ll get. 

Firstly, I am using Xcode 8.1 with Swift 3.0 with this course. I will show you how to build real apps that consume the Vapor backend service. You will also learn how to use the templating engine of Vapor to create websites. 

The course is accompanied with all the code sample files. 

You will also receive a UNLIMITED support on Udemy forums. I am very active on forums and make sure that every questions is answered. 

Can you believe you get all this (and more) for just $195?

"Awesome class for really learning how to setup and implement MapKit in your iOS apps using swift. Def. one of the best classes I've taken on Udemy. Looking forward to more classes offered by Mohammad Azam. A++ class"

Why learn Server Side Swift?

  • Swift has taken the world of programming by storm. It is one of the most fastest growing languages available. Cloud computing is changing the world everyday and now you can use the power and the simplicity of the Swift language to create Cloud enabled applications. 
  • Vapor will allow you to create backend services which can be consumed by iOS, Android, Windows and Web Applications.
  • By using server side Swift using Vapor you will have complete control over your deployment process and strategy. 

Who is this for?

This course is for anyone who wants to take their skills to the next level. Server side Swift is a new technology and companies will be jumping on it in the future to create their backend systems. Server side Swift can also help you to earn higher salary since now you know how to write a complete backend from scratch.   

Is this course right for me?

Look: if you are still not convinced then I urge you to check out my 5 star reviews in other courses. I am a well known developer in the iOS community with a large following. I do a lot of speaking engagements in which I spread knowledge and education. 

If you are not satisfied with the course then I offer a 100% REFUND. I am confident that you will enjoy the course and you will utilize the knowledge you learned in this course in your future applications.

What are the requirements?

  • A Mac Computer
  • Xcode 8 or above and Swift 3.0
  • Basic understanding of the Swift language and the iOS SDK - I'll teach you everything you need to know about server side Swift using Vapor

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Create backend services and API using server side Vapor framework
  • Remove the dependency on third party frameworks and non-iOS technologies 
  • Become a professional app developer, take freelance gigs and work from anywhere in the world
  • Bored with the same old, same old? Apply for a new job in a software company as an iOS developer

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone who wants to be an app developer: This is a complete course, just like my Complete MapKit, iMessages and Swift courses.
  • Anyone who wants to learn to code: Server side Swift is the future and the future is right NOW.
  • Anyone who wants to understand how computers work: Learning to code is so much more than being able to make apps - knowing how computers work is your key to a hugely powerful world.
Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for app developers who want to learn Server Side Swift using Vapor
  • This course is for developers who want to take their skills to the next level
  • The course is for developers who wants to earn extra passive income on the side
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Curriculum For This Course
34 Lectures
02:54:10
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Welcome
5 Lectures 16:37
  • In this lecture we will introduce the server side Swift using the Vapor framework. This lecture goes into the details of why we need to use server side Swift and how it can benefit developers. 

Preview 02:42

  • In this lecture we are going to discuss different server side Swift frameworks available on the web. 

Preview 02:32

In this lecture we will learn how to download and install the server side Swift framework called Vapor. Vapor requires at least Xcode 8 or above and Swift 3.0 language.

Preview 01:56

  • In this lecture we are going to learn how to utilize the Vapor terminal to create a brand new Vapor project. Before trying out the commands in the terminal make sure you have successfully installed Vapor as indicated in the "Installing Vapor" lecture. 

Preview 04:42

  • In this lecture we are going to test a taste of the Vapor framework. We are going to create a very simple API call which will allow us to return back a "Hello World" message. This lecture is for you to get comfortable with the Vapor project. 

Preview 04:45
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JSON
3 Lectures 14:38

In this lecture we are going to learn about the basics of the JSON notation. JSON stands for JavaScript Object Notation and is used to exchange data between the sender and the receiver. 

Returning JSON Data
03:19

  • In this lecture we are going to learn how to return JSON data back to the client. JSON is the preferred way of exchanging data between the client and the server. 

Custom Classes as JSON Data
05:03

  • In this lecture we are going to learn how to convert our custom class so it can be returned as JSON formatted object. This will open infinite opportunities for us to exchange information between the client and server in a domain specific application. 

ResponseRepresentable and JSONInitializable
06:16
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GET and POST
3 Lectures 17:35
  • In this lecture we are going to learn how to pass parameters to the Vapor route action. Parameters are useful when you want to fetch a particular record, specified by its unique identifier. 

Parameters
07:33

  • Groups are similar to nesting but provide more flexibility. Using Groups you can easily create nested routes without declaring them again. 

Groups
04:27

In this lecture we are going to learn how to post data to the Vapor server. This is one of the most important lectures as it will allow you to learn how you can create content on Vapor server using your iOS application. 

POST Request and Sample Code
05:35
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Controllers
3 Lectures 17:17

In this lecture we are going to learn about controllers and how they can help us organize our code much better. Controllers is an essential part of the MVC architecture and orchestrates the flow of information between the model and the view. 

Basic Controllers
07:00

In this lecture, Mohammad Azam explains the concepts behind the RESTFUL controllers. 

What are RESTFUL Controllers?
01:42

  • In this lecture we are going to learn about RESTFUL controllers. RESTFUL controllers provide an easy way to create services based on the REST architecture. 

Implementing RESTFUL Controllers and Sample Code
08:35
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SQLite Fluent Provider
7 Lectures 36:50
  • In this lecture, Mohammad Azam explains how to configure fluent providers for SQLite database. 

Configuring Fluent Providers
09:35

  • In this lecture, Mohammad Azam will explain how to insert record into SQLite database using fluent provider. 

Inserting Records
04:31

  • In this lecture, Mohammad Azam will explain how to fetch all records from SQLite database using fluent provider. 

Fetching All Records
03:17

  • In this lecture, Mohammad Azam will demonstrate how to fetch by using id of the record. 

Fetching Record By Id
05:07

  • In this lecture, Mohammad Azam will demonstrate how to fetch record using the title property. 

Fetching Record By Title
03:55

  • In this lecture, Mohammad Azam will demonstrate how to delete records from the SQLite database using fluent provider. 

Deleting Records
05:27

  • In this lecture Mohammad Azam will demonstrate how to update records in the SQLite database using fluent provider. 

Updating Records and Sample Code
04:58
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PostgreSQL Fluent Provider
5 Lectures 27:08

In this lecture, Mohammad Azam will discuss how to download and install PostgreSQL database on your machine. 

Downloading and Installing PostgreSQL
04:35

In this lecture, Mohammad Azam will show you how to configure PostgreSQL database with Vapor 2. 

Configuring PostgreSQL Database
09:03

In this lecture, Mohammad Azam will demonstrate how to fetch all the tasks from the PostgreSQL database. 

Fetching All Tasks
06:03

In this lecture, Mohammad Azam will demonstrate how to insert task into the database. 

Inserting Tasks
04:05

In this lecture, Mohammad Azam will implement delete functionality. 

Deleting Tasks and Sample Code
03:22
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Building Website Using Vapor
6 Lectures 38:42

In this lecture, Mohammad Azam will explain how to get started with a Vapor website project. 

Creating Vapor Website Project
06:14

In this lecture, Mohammad Azam will demonstrate how to render HTML pages using Vapor framework. 

Rendering Pages
06:10

In this lecture, Mohammad Azam will explain and show the power of leaf templates and how leaf templates can be used to build dynamic websites using Vapor. 

Introduction to Leaf Templates
06:21

In this lecture, Mohammad Azam will demonstrate how to return and display collections on leaf templates. 

Displaying Collections Using Leaf Templates
05:52

In this lecture, Mohammad Azam will explain how to use perform form submissions using Vapor leaf templates and render the updated list of items. 

Adding New Tasks
07:01

In this lecture, Mohammad Azam will demonstrate how to perform task deletion using leaf templates in Vapor. 

Deleting Tasks and Sample Code
07:04
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Conclusion
2 Lectures 05:23

In this lecture, Mohammad Azam will discuss the next steps in moving forward with server side Swift development using Vapor. 

Whats Next
02:50

In this bonus lecture, Mohammad Azam will share coupon code for an amazing new course. 

Bonus Lecture - Amazing Deal Inside :)
02:33
About the Instructor
Mohammad Azam
4.4 Average rating
333 Reviews
7,811 Students
9 Courses
Apple Featured iOS Developer and iOS Instructor

My name is Mohammad Azam and I have been programming in iOS for the last 6+ years. Currently, I am teaching iOS at The Iron Yard academy, which is the world's largest coding bootcamp. Before joining The Iron Yard I have worked as a lead mobile developer for many large companies including Schlumberger, Baker Hughes, AIG and Valic. Currently, I am a senior developer at Blinds Dot Com, a Home Depot company. Before iPhone development I was leading projects in Microsoft ASP technology. I was also awarded the Microsoft MVP award five years in a row due to my contributions in the community.

I have also published several of my personal apps to the App Store including Vegetable Tree which was featured by Apple as the most beautiful gardening app on the App Store. I am a frequent speaker at local and national conferences and have authored many articles for many different development magazines.