Server-side Swift
made fast, flexible
and easy.

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Welcome to Kitura

Kitura is an open source web framework for server-side Swift.

Use your Swift skills to build web applications and REST APIs, with full support for databases, WebSockets, OpenAPI and much more.

It's easy to get started thanks to intuitive APIs, comprehensive documentation, and self-paced tutorials.

Join the Community

Kitura is now a community run project. Interested in helping to develop, document, or promote Kitura? Join the discussion at or Slack Swift@IBM - #kitura

Why Kitura?


Kitura starts quickly, has fast response times and low memory footprint. It's built for the cloud.


Kitura gives you complete control and flexibility. A rich package ecosystem provides everything you'll need for your next app.


Kitura bridges the gap between front-end and back-end development. Get started with just a few lines of code.