Build modern, dynamic web applications with Meteor.js using Packt's new Book and eBook

March 2013 | Open Source, Web Development

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Getting Started with Meteor.js JavaScript Framework, a book that takes an easy to follow and step-by-step approach to learning how to build modern web applications. Through the development of a complete and ready-to-use application, readers will experience exactly how easy and fast it can be to develop robust, flexible web applications using Meteor.js, and build their own app in no time.

About the Author: Isaac Strack is a Design Technologist for Adobe Systems. He has previously worked for the Service Technologies group at eBay for over 11 years, where he was on the forefront of AJAX, .NET, and web-related technologies. He is on the board of directors for the Wasatch Institute of Technology. He earned a web technology patent while working at eBay, and is one of the original developers of the Listing Violation Inspection System (LVIS).

Meteor is a brand new platform built entirely in JavaScript that builds modern, dynamic web applications in the blink of an eye. With support for nearly every popular JavaScript framework (and more being added every day), Meteor provides you with the ability to quickly and easily develop sophisticated and stylish web applications.

Written in engaging, easy-to-follow style, Getting Started with Meteor.js JavaScript Framework walks readers through all the major advantages that Meteor has to offer. They will learn the time-saving techniques of Meteor to code powerful, lightning-fast web apps in minutes.

The book provides a solid understanding of what the best design patterns are for developing web apps, and when to use them. Readers will learn how Meteor uses HTML templates and NoSQL (document-based) databases together to make coding applications simple and fun.

Table of contents for the book:

Chapter 1: Setup and Installation
Chapter 2: Reactive Programming... It's Alive!
Chapter 3: Why Meteor Rocks!
Chapter 4: Templates
Chapter 5: Data, Meteor Style!
Chapter 6: Application and Folder Structure
Chapter 7: Packaging and Deploying

Getting Started with Meteor.js JavaScript Framework is a practical guide for developing modern web applications with Meteor. The book is for developers or students who have a working knowledge of JavaScript and HTML, and want to learn how to quickly develop web applications using pure JavaScript.


Getting Started with Meteor.js JavaScript Framework

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