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Install on macOS

To use Vapor on macOS, you just need to have Xcode 9.3 or greater installed.

Install Xcode

Install Xcode 9.3 or greater from the Mac App Store.

Xcode 9.1

Warning

After Xcode has been downloaded, you must open it to finish the installation. This may take a while.

Verify Installation

Double check the installation was successful by opening Terminal and running:

swift --version

You should see output similar to:

Apple Swift version 4.1.0 (swiftlang-900.0.69.2 clang-900.0.38)
Target: x86_64-apple-macosx10.9

Vapor requires Swift 4.1 or greater.

Install Vapor

Now that you have Swift 4.1, let's install the Vapor Toolbox.

The toolbox includes all of Vapor's dependencies as well as a handy CLI tool for creating new projects.

brew install vapor/tap/vapor

Tip

If you don't already have Homebrew installed, install it at brew.sh →

Verify Installation

Double check the installation was successful by opening Terminal and running:

vapor --help

You should see a long list of available commands.

Done

Now that you have installed Vapor, create your first app in Getting Started → Hello, world.