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

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Chapter 3. Building Great User Interfaces

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Inserting templates with Spacebars
  • Inserting raw HTML using triple braces
  • Creating dynamic lists
  • Building a smooth interface with Bootstrap
  • Creating customized global helpers
  • Creating custom components
  • Using reactivity with HTML attributes
  • Using dynamic templates
  • Animating DOM elements

Introduction

Like everything else in Meteor, UI development is designed to be simple, elegant, and powerful. With just a few imperative commands, you can create sophisticated and dynamic user interfaces, significantly speeding up your prototyping/wireframing efforts.

The recipes in this chapter will walk you through the most common UI- and template-building techniques, which will ...

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