This is a write up of the talk I gave at May's Vapor London Meetup. The slides from that presentation can be found here Vapor 2 has now been released! It contains a load of awesome improvements, including massively simplifying some of the most common use cases, huge performance boosts and loads of great new features. I've had a long running
vapor2branch of both SteamPress and the example site since the first betas and this post highlights some of the keys changes between the two versions and how to migrate your project.
The first thing you need to do is make sure you have the latest version of both Swift and the toolbox. Vapor 2 requires Swift 3.1, so it is time for you to upgrade if you are still clinging to Swift 3.0! It is worth the upgrade even just for the stability improvements in SourceKit and LLDB!