O'Reilly logo

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

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Templates, helpers, and events

Now that we are on the same page for the languages that we are going to use throughout the book, let's do a quick review of some of the elements that we will use during our development process.

Templates, helpers, and events are used to build the frontend of your application. Using them effectively is the key to how we design our backend as well (which we will address in Chapter 2, Publish and Subscribe Patterns).

Templates

Meteor templates are the special blocks of HTML code that generate Meteor template objects (Template.<yourtemplate>). It is through Meteor template objects that we wire the HTML code to logic. People who have worked with an MVC framework will refer to these templates as views. This is a key concept ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required