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Isomorphic Go by Kamesh Balasubramanian

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Faster initial page loads

The first primary advantage of the classic web application architecture is that page loads are perceived to be fast by the user since the entire page is rendered at once. This is a result of the web server rendering the web page response, using a template renderer, on the server side itself.

The user does not perceive slowness, since they are delivered the rendered page from the server instantaneously.

Keep in mind that if there is high latency in the server's response time, then the user interaction will come to a grinding halt. In this scenario, the fast initial page load advantage is lost since the user has to stare at a blank screen—waiting for the server to finish processing. This waiting will end with either ...

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