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Isomorphic Go by Kamesh Balasubramanian

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The single page application (SPA) architecture

In 2004, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) started working on the new HTML standard, which was to be the precursor to HTML5. In 2010, HTML5 started to pick up speed, and features from the specification started to make their way into the major web browsers and the HTML5 functionality became very popular.

The major selling point for HTML5 was to introduce capabilities that would allow web applications to behave more like native applications. A new set of APIs that were accessible through JavaScript were introduced. These APIs included the functionality to store data locally on the user's device, better control of the forward and back button (using the web browser's History API), a 2D canvas ...

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