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Isomorphic Web Applications: Universal Development with React by Elyse Kolker Gordon

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Chapter 2. A sample isomorphic app

This chapter covers

  • Setting up your build to work on the server and the browser
  • Rendering the views
  • Fetching data with Redux
  • Handling the request on the server
  • Serializing the data on the server
  • Deserializing the data on the browser

In this chapter, I’m going to walk you through all the key parts of an isomorphic app built with React, Redux, Babel, and webpack. Think of this chapter as an opportunity to dip your feet in before taking the full plunge. You won’t need to understand all the details, but by the end you’ll have a sense of how all the pieces fit into the app, and that will provide you context for working through the rest of the book.

If you’re already proficient in building React apps, this chapter ...

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