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Spike explains the different categories of Isomorphic apps and how this is accomplished. He mentions various tools for facilitating sharing across browser, server, and devices. He shares how Airbnb, Yahoo, Flickr, Facebook, Instagram are using some of these technologies today. Finally, he provides resources to help others learn and get started.

Episode Info

  • Episode: CW 009
  • Published: July 15th, 2014
  • Tags: nodejs, js,jsconf
  • Duration: 13:48

Episode Notes

  • 01:50 - Isomorphic definition
  • 03:15 - Tools for sharing code across browser and server
  • 04:00 - Browserify for using Node.js packages in browser
  • 05:20 - Categories of Isomorphic code
  • 06:20 - Superagent - HTTP client
  • 07:08 - Airbnb’s Rendr - render Backbone apps on client and server
  • 07:30 - Compelling reasons for building isomorphic apps
  • 08:00 - Flickr main page isomorphic, modown project
  • 08:39 - Meteor framework
  • 09:25 - Getting started with Isomorphic JavaScript
  • 10:10 - ReactJS - client and server rendering, can attach event handlers to server rendered page
  • 10:40 - Facebook and Instagram using ReactJS for Isomorphic apps
  • 11:30 - Following Spike Brehm and Isomorphic JavaScript

Video / Slides

Watch Spike Brehm’s JSConf talk on YouTube

Slides from Spike Brehm JSConf 2014: Building Isomorphic Apps - Slideshare