Getting Started with Meteor.js JavaScript Framework - Second Edition

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  • Leverage reactive programming in modern web applications
  • Design and implement MongoDB/NoSQL databases
  • Develop fast and simple web interfaces with HTML templates
  • Use local and server synchronization to make apps more user-friendly
  • Structure an application for performance and security
  • Leverage Meteor's quick and easy user authentication system
  • Implement third-party packages and add-ons
  • Prepare and deploy Meteor applications

Meteor is one of the most popular development platforms available today, allowing you to create and deploy mobile and web applications in a fraction of the time needed by other JavaScript frameworks. Getting Started with Meteor.js JavaScript Framework Second Edition is an easy to follow, step-by-step approach to learning how to build modern web applications with Meteor.

You will begin with a look "under the hood" to see what makes Meteor so special. Next, you will build a complete, working application from scratch, gaining a thorough understanding of Meteor's major features including: data on the wire, web templates, declarative programming, full-stack reactivity, modularity, third-party packages, and MongoDB/NoSQL databases. Finally, you will learn how to harden your app, prepare it for production release, and quickly deploy it using Meteor's public servers or your own custom server. With updated screenshots and code, this second edition will show you exactly why Meteor is the choice for rapid, elegant application development.

  • Learn one of the most up-to-date JavaScript platforms, with easy to follow, step-by-step instructions
  • Familiarize yourself with Meteor’s new and improved features
  • Create dynamic, multi-user applications in JavaScript
Page Count 138
Course Length 4 hours 8 minutes
ISBN 9781785285547
Date Of Publication 29 Jun 2015


Isaac Strack

Isaac Strack is a design technologist and STEM education advocate, currently working as a solutions consultant for Adobe Systems. With more than 15 years of experience in management information systems and web and creative technologies, Isaac has a strong background in modern web application development. He is the author of the Packt Publishing book Meteor Cookbook and the Packt Publishing video series Learning Meteor Application Development; he also assisted recently as a technical reviewer for another Packt Publishing book named Building Single-page Web Apps with Meteor. He holds a patent for online fraud detection and is a co-captain of the Salt Lake City Meteor Meetup group. He is an experienced lecturer/speaker. Isaac regularly mentors others at boot camps, training events, and conferences, such as UtahJS, DevMountain Meteor Day, NMC Summer Conference, Adobe workshops/events, and the Consumer Electronics Show (CES).