Getting Started with Meteor.js JavaScript Framework, Second Edition

Learn to develop powerful web applications in minutes with Meteor

Book Description:

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.

What You Will Learn

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