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Meteor: Full-Stack Web Application Development by Marcelo Reyna, Isaac Strack, Fabian Vogelsteller

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Meteor's folder conventions and loading order

Though Meteor doesn't impose restrictions concerning our folder names or structure, there are naming conventions that help Meteor's build process to determine the order in which the files need to be loaded.

The following table describes the folder and their specific loading order:

Folder name

Load behavior

client

This is loaded only on the client.

client/compatibility

This will not be wrapped in an anonymous function. This is made for libraries that declare top-level variables with var. Additionally, files in this folder will be loaded before other files on the client.

server

Files in this folder will only be served on the server.

public

This folder can contain assets used on the client, such ...

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