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

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Preface

Meteor is the weapon of choice for start-ups in today’s world as it’s an incredibly powerful and fun platform that allows you to build real-time web applications quickly and easily and in pure JavaScript. It provides developers with tools and flexibility to build a fully-fledged production app.

Meteor aims to create single-page applications where real time is the default. It takes care of the data synchronization and updating of the DOM. If data changes, your screen will be updated. These two basic concepts make up a lot of the work we do as web developers, and with Meteor this happens without any extra line of code.

It is modular and declarative, supports data-on-the-wire, is well supported by a thriving development community, and implements ...

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