Chapter 8. Isomorphic view rendering

This chapter covers

  • Creating an entry point for the browser code that renders your React components
  • Serializing the data so the browser code can start up (bootstrap) with the state from the server
  • Deserializing the data in the browser to hydrate your code
  • Including information from the original server request in your serialized data to maintain a consistent state between the browser and the server
  • Transitioning to a single-page application (SPA) experience to handle user interactions in the browser

Throughout this chapter, you’ll build the browser portion of the isomorphic view render. You’re focusing on the lower half of the image in figure 8.1. You’ve seen this figure many times, but I’m revisiting ...

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