January 4th, 2023

Attendees: @tomerd, @ktoso, @0xTim, @tachyonics, @patrick, @kmahar, @adam-fowler, @graskind

Note: skipping @patrick as notes taker has he needs to leave early

Action Items

Carry Over

  • @tomerd continuing work on getting community survey published
  • @graskind - Fluent code generation
  • @adam-fowler working on Self hosting VSCode swift dev-container template
    • have a template set up
    • asked MS if looks fine
    • we must have a github action though
      • there is a process outside github actions
  • @FranzBusch to start a thread with a list of things missing from Swift on the server
  • @ktoso to review and test out Swift plugin for API Gateway.
  • @0xTim to file issues in swift-docc repo around features Vapor would need to fully adopt it
  • @FranzBusch are you using CPU use from inside your application?
    • so that the metric is specific to given app, not overall system load
    • everyone: not really, just system metrics
    • Franz may look into this a bit more
  • @FranzBusch change to SPM was merged; we now can Vend binary artifact bundles as products.
    • spm target that is backed by a binary; so we can vend protoc now :party:
  • @FranzBusch ServiceLifecycle thoughts, we likely want to discuss it after Cory's conference talk is publicly available and write a follow up blog
  • @tomerd and @patrick to work out moving Swiftly to swift-server org and getting CI setup
    • waiting on patrick to give the go-ahead, after some last polish


  • Matias from Canonical talked with Tom and Ted at the conference. Running into similar issues. Look for a clean solution for clang and llvm forks. Potentially have a meeting after some progress on this


  • @davmoser to publish 26th notes
  • @tachyonics to setup next middleware meeting after sufficient progress
  • @0xTim to investigate slim containers based on Canonical's work
  • 2023 goals as topic for next meeting


  • Distributed actors proposal to be accepted


Frameworks in 2023

  • Server lifecycle - investigation required with discarding task groups when they are available
  • Middleware - meeting after some progress
  • Vapor is investigating how to move to using Concurrency constructs internally without breaking API

VSCode plugin

  • ready for v1.0

WebAuthn library

  • work is proceeding at BrokenHands, release in next month or so.

Server Guides

  • Work is proceeding on additional guides including getting started with your first Vapor app