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What is Vapor?

Vapor is the first true web framework for Swift. It provides a beautifully expressive foundation for your app without tying you to any single server implementation.
Vapor is a tool in the Frameworks (Full Stack) category of a tech stack.
Vapor is an open source tool with 20K GitHub stars and 1.2K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Vapor's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Vapor?

Companies
9 companies reportedly use Vapor in their tech stacks, including N26, +Li, and Nodes.

Developers
62 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Vapor.

Vapor Integrations

Pros of Vapor
10
Fast
8
Swift
8
Type-safe
5
Great for apis
5
Readable
5
Good Abstraction
5
Asynchronous
3
Maintainable
3
Compiled to machine code

Vapor's Features

  • Pure Swift (No makefiles, module maps)
  • Modular
  • Beautifully expressive

Vapor Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Vapor?
Node.js
Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.
Django
Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
ASP.NET
.NET is a developer platform made up of tools, programming languages, and libraries for building many different types of applications.
Laravel
It is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. It attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as authentication, routing, sessions, and caching.
Android SDK
Android provides a rich application framework that allows you to build innovative apps and games for mobile devices in a Java language environment.
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Vapor's Followers
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