"Getting Started with Meteor" is an easy to follow, step-by-step approach to learning how to build modern web applications with Meteor. Through the development of a complete and ready-to-use application, you will experience exactly how easy and fast it can be to develop robust, flexible web applications, so you can build your own “killer” app in no time.
"Getting Started with Meteor" will walk you step-by-step through all the major advantages that Meteor has to offer. You’ll be up and running in less than two minutes, and will develop an actual application you can use. As you move quickly through the exercises, you’ll be able to experience first-hand how easy it is to develop in Meteor, and will gain invaluable best practices you can apply immediately to your coding projects.
You will learn about reactive programming and how Meteor takes advantage of the latest web technologies. You will gain a solid understanding of what the best design patterns are for developing web apps, and when to use them. You will learn how Meteor uses HTML templates and NoSQL (document-based) databases together to make coding applications simple and fun. Finally, you’ll gain best practices for security and performance, making your web applications fast, secure, and easy to use. If you want to build a web application but hate how difficult it seems to be, this book will show you the easy way to build and deploy modern web apps.
This book will teach you everything you need to know to get up and running with Meteor, and start you on your way to becoming an expert web applications developer.
Written in an engaging, easy-to-follow style, "Getting Started with Meteor" is a practical guide for developing modern web applications with Meteor.
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About the Author
Isaac Strack, as a Design Technologist for Adobe Systems, Isaac Strack actively researches, develops, and contributes to emerging device and Internet technologies, incorporating these new technologies into the Adobe Digital Media and Digital Marketing product lines. He is on the board of directors for the Wasatch Institute of Technology, a computer science high school located in Utah that is changing the face of education through an Agile-based teaching methodology, which emphasizes real-life technology skills and STEM education.
Isaac worked for the Service Technologies group at eBay for over 11 years, where he was on the forefront of AJAX, .NET, and web-related technologies. While at eBay, he earned a web technology patent, and is one of the original developers of the Listing Violation Inspection System (LVIS), used to monitor and regulate auctions and member-to-member transactions.
Isaac has a passion for technology and design, and conveys that passion through his contributions online and in his local community. Despite his experiences to the contrary, he's still naïve enough to believe what Steve Jobs said, "If you have a good idea and a little moxie, you can change the world."