This is an online version of the Manning book SPA Design and Architecture: Understanding single-page web applications. With liveBook you can access Manning books in-browser — anytime, anywhere.
About this Book
This book was written to give you an introductory look at what it takes to create a single-page application. The book not only introduces you to frameworks and technologies for creating an SPA but also shows you how to unit test them and how to automate client-side development and build-related tasks.
Each chapter of the book includes a complete, working application. I’ve tried to keep things interesting yet not overwhelming. I’m not a fan of long-running examples that fill half a book with pages and pages of source code to wade through. So I decided to create a separate project for each chapter. I also tried to keep each example as small and to the point as possible while still being interesting and relevant to the concepts and topics for the chapter.
Part 1: The basics