Special thanks to Sashko for making a lot of the slides that are used in the above presentation and for working on Apollo! Apollo is the new GraphQL based stack that the Meteor Development group has been working on. Recently, they have released a technical preview of the Apollo platform, so now we can get […]Continue reading "Apollo and GraphQL"
In our last article, we went over peer to peer (P2P) connections and how we can leverage WebRTC for sending data between two browsers. We will now apply this knowledge and create a P2P chat room where none of the data sent between the two browsers is stored except for on the client’s machines themselves. The Chat […]Continue reading "Creating a P2P Chat Room Using Meteor"
There are times when you are writing a Meteor application where you would like to use Mongo syntax to store and access data on your client – but you don’t really want to store that data on the server. Local Collections in Mongo There is a really quick approach you can take is to just […]Continue reading "Local Collections in Meteor"
React is a framework developed by Facebook that allows you to break up your view/presentation layer into components. These components are self-contained, self-handling, and deterministic, which allows for easy testing and less mental load on the developers working on them. React acts as the view/presentation layer of your application. A simple React component will look something […]Continue reading "React with Meteor"
Meteor is an amazing platform for you to build and deploy a web application, iOS, and Android app. Getting started with Meteor is easy thanks to the plethora of tutorials and the helpful community surrounding it. This presentation focuses less on the coding aspect of Meteor, and more on the thought process behind planning […]Continue reading "Prototyping Your App With Meteor"
Last time, we talked about how to implement data stores in our React application. In this article, we will go over how to make a data store reactive and have it sync with a Mongo database. One of the advantages of using a data store is the separation of concerns between the view and business […]Continue reading "Reactive Stores with React"
There are times when you want to quickly create a web app that doesn’t necessarily need a backend. We don’t really care about storing data in a central server or having communication between users. But, you know, we love Meteor, it’s build system, and it’s packages. We want to use Meteor to create a static […]Continue reading "Taking Meteor Offline"
The goal with creating the React BEM package is to take the work at cuzzo/react-bem and integrate it into Meteor. By using this code, we are able to use automatically generated BEM class names in our React components. So we can use SCSS and still write BEM code without having to waste time actually adding the BEM […]Continue reading "Creating Meteor Packages – capsulecat:react-bem"