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Getting Started with Meteor.js JavaScript Framework by Isaac Strack

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Chapter 3. Why Meteor Rocks!

Meteor is a disruptive (in a good way!) technology. It enables a new type of web application, using the Model View View-Model (MVVM) design pattern.

This chapter explains how web applications have changed, why it matters, and how Meteor specifically enables modern web apps through MVVM.

By the end of this chapter, you will have learned:

  • What a modern web application is
  • What MVVM means, and how it's different
  • How Meteor uses MVVM to create modern web applications
  • Templating inside of Meteor – starting to use MVVM

Modern web applications

Our world is changing.

With continual advancements in display, computing, and storage capacities, what wasn't possible just a few years ago is now not only possible, but critical to the success ...

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