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Meteor Cookbook by Isaac Strack

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Creating a complete app with Iron Router

From nearly the beginning of Meteor, the development emphasis has been on "smart" client-based applications. We left the server-dominated world behind a long time ago, and as a result, the single-page model is extremely well-supported inside the Meteor development stack.

Essential to this type of application is the iron:router package (https://atmospherejs.com/iron/router). Yes, you technically could build a multi-functional, mobile-first app without Iron Router, but it would be much more time consuming and complex by comparison. Think of Iron Router as the equivalent of using a microwave versus cooking outdoors on a campfire. With no utensils. In a rainstorm. With rabies-carrying raccoons all up in your ...

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