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 speaker, author, inventor, technologist, and a strong advocate of STEM education. With over 15 years of experience in Management Information Systems (MIS) and web/mobile technologies, he enjoys discovering and applying new technologies to make our lives more enjoyable and productive.

An early adopter of Meteor, Isaac is the author of Getting Started With Meteor.js JavaScript Framework, Packt Publishing, and the recently released video series Learning Meteor Application Development, Packt Publishing.

He currently serves on the board of directors for the Wasatch Institute of Technology (, one of Utah's newest and most innovative high schools, employing a project-based, agile teaching methodology known as Next Generation Education.

When he isn't poking around new JavaScript frameworks, advocating more and better STEM education in the state of Utah, or playing a mean game of mediocre middle-aged soccer, Isaac is at home with his amazing wife, Kirsten, and his four daughters, one of whom will most certainly rule the world (our money is on the youngest).