“Designed solely for the purpose of server-side Swift development, Perfect is a Web application server for OS X and Linux created by a lesser known Canadian startup historically connected to Apple, PerfectlySoft,” Jonny Evans writes for Computerworld.
“So what is Perfect? In simple terms it is a framework for developing Web and other REST services in Swift,” Evans writes. “It provides a framework and an HTTP/HTTPS server for creating such services for both client-facing and server-side applications.”
“To learn a little more about Perfect’s significance and history I spoke with the company CEO, Sean Stephens, at WWDC. ‘The history of Perfect is anchored in the history of the Lasso programming language… Perfect is a Swift-based development framework. Without the Swift programming language, Perfect would not exist,’ he said,” Evans writes. “Stephen’s sees good opportunity for Perfect and Swift in enterprise IT. After all, when every enterprise is a digital enterprise, then a cross platform server side open source developmental language can only become more popular.”
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MacDailyNews Take: More tools to fuel Apple’s already considerable enterprise momentum.