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Class File​Middleware

public final class FileMiddleware: Middleware

Serves static files from a public directory.

FileMiddleware will default to DirectoryConfig's working directory with "/Public" appended.

%3 FileMiddleware FileMiddleware Middleware Middleware FileMiddleware->Middleware

Conforms To


Middleware is placed between the server and your router. It is capable of mutating both incoming requests and outgoing responses. Middleware can choose to pass requests on to the next Middleware in a chain, or they can short circuit and return a custom Response if desired.



public init(publicDirectory: String)

Creates a new FileMiddleware.



public func respond(to request: Request, chainingTo next: Responder) -> EventLoopFuture<Response>

See Middleware.