Isomorphic Web Applications: Universal Development with React

Book Description

Summary

Isomorphic Web Applications teaches you to build production-quality web using isomorphic architecture. Designed for working developers, this book offers examples in relevant frameworks like React, Redux, Angular, Ember, and webpack.

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About the

Build secure web apps that perform beautifully with high, low, or no bandwidth. Isomorphic web apps employ a pattern that exploits the full stack, storing data locally and minimizing hits. They render flawlessly, maximize , and offer opportunities to share code and libraries between client and .

About the Book

Isomorphic Web Applications teaches you to build production-quality web apps using isomorphic architecture. You'll learn to create and render views for both server and browser, optimize local storage, streamline server interactions, and handle data serialization. Designed for working developers, this book offers examples in relevant frameworks like React, Redux, Angular, Ember, and webpack. You'll also explore unique debugging and testing techniques and master specific SEO skills.

What's Inside

  • Controlling browser and server user sessions
  • Combining server-rendered and SPA architectures
  • Building best-practice React applications
  • Debugging and testing

About the Reader

To benefit from this book, readers need to know JavaScript, , and a framework of their choice, including React and Angular.

About the Author

Elyse Kolker Gordon runs the growth engineering team at Strava. Previously, she was director of web engineering at Vevo, where she regularly solved challenges with isomorphic apps.

Table of Contents

Part 1. First steps
Chapter 1. Introduction to isomorphic web application architecture
Chapter 2. A sample isomorphic app

Part 2. Isomorphic app basics
Chapter 3. React overview
Chapter 4. Applying React
Chapter 5. Tools: webpack and Babel
Chapter 6. Redux

Part 3. Isomorphic architecture
Chapter 7. Building the server
Chapter 8. Isomorphic view rendering
Chapter 9. Testing and debugging
Chapter 10. Handling server/browser differences
Chapter 11. Optimizing for production

Part 4. Applying isomorphic architecture with other tools
Chapter 12. Other frameworks: implementing isomorphic without React
Chapter 13. Where to go from here

Appendix A. React Router 4 basics
Appendix B. Server-side React Router
Appendix C. Additional React Router 4 use cases

Book Details

  • Title: Isomorphic Web Applications: Universal Development with React
  • Author:
  • Length: 320 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2018-07-13
  • ISBN-10: 161729439X
  • ISBN-13: 9781617294396