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Yiyi SunPractical Application Development with AppRunhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4069-4_2

2. AppRun Development Environment

Yiyi Sun1 
Thornhill, ON, Canada

Using AppRun in a <script> tag and coding in plain JavaScript is perfect when developing small applications, prototyping, and trying ideas. However, in a complex AppRun application development scenario, we need a well-equipped development environment to achieve better code quality and better coding productivity.

In this chapter, we will introduce the AppRun development environment, which includes development tools such as a compiler, bundler, and testing framework. The compiler allows us to use advanced JavaScript/TypeScript language features. The bundler lets us transform, ...

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