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Serverless Single Page Apps by Ben Rady

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Chapter 3Essentials of Single Page Apps

Despite what the critics may say, let there be no doubt that the modern web browser is an application container. Whether it’s a good one or not is irrelevant. Web standards such as HTTP, HTML, and JavaScript are the basis for an application delivery platform available on billions of desktop, mobile, and tablet devices around the world. There are probably at least two of these devices within your reach right now. Building a web application is the fastest way to get your app into the hands of the most people. To take advantage of this global phenomena, we need to understand how to make the browser be the best application container it can be.

Now that we have a testable router providing the foundation, we ...

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