Josh Owens, one of the veterans of the Meteor ecosystem, summarizes why he is such an advocate of Meteor, and why you should be too. This link is a great summary to share with with friends or potential clients about some of the key components about Meteor.
While working on the Meteor guide, @tmeasday and Sashko have identified that it can often take a lot of boilerplate code to write a well-structured method. In particular, the following points were particularly painful: The current situation forces you to refer to methods via magic strings instead of JS objects check doesn't throw useful errors that you can use to display form validation, for this we have a new mdg:validation-error package Some patterns like two-tiered methods requi...
@eluck argues that Meteor should adopt a new core principle to seamless integrate with Node.js. We all know that Meteor is built on top of Node but his argument is that the further we (as a community) abstract away from core Node, we lose a ton of community support from the vibrant Node community.
My belief is that MDG knows this and is looking to better integrate in the future, especially knowing how powerful the NPM community is.
Arunoda has created a course to teach the foundations of GraphQL. As the Meteor ecosystem continues to evolve, graphQL looks like a great candidate to manage some application queries. https://learngraphql.com/
This article is a couple weeks late but I wanted to add it anyway. Glenn Maddern talks about some of the problems with CSS at scale and how CSS Modules can provide a new way to address some of the challenges.
Dr. Mongo is a Mongo GUI built in Meteor. We have all loved one of its alternatives, RoboMongo for some time, but why not get behind a new Meteor project!
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