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Crossing the Bridge: Connecting Rails and your Front-end Framework

by Daniel Spector

Published April 22, 2015 in Programming

Presented at Railsconf 2015 by Daniel Spector, @danielspecs.

Crossing the Bridge explores tools, patterns and best practices to connect your Javascript MVC framework to Rails in the most seamless way possible. The talk progresses from demonstrating the standard API request cycle to preloading data to your client-side framework to rendering your javascript on the server. It explores Isomorphic Javascript and ways of implementing it with Rails.