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Practical Application Development with AppRun

Building Reliable, High-Performance Web Apps Using Elm-Inspired Architecture, Event Pub-Sub, and Components

Authors: Sun, Yiyi

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  • First book on AppRun, a lightweight library (3K) for developing applications using Elm architecture, event publication and subscription, and components
  • Teaches app development concepts and ideas that are applicable specifically to AppRun and also to other frameworks and libraries
  • End-to-end solution for using AppRun to develop a web application from scratch
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eBook 26,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-4069-4
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About this book

Explore the concepts, patterns, and architecture behind AppRun applications. With this end-to-end guide, you will be able to build web apps fast to the market with the low learning curve and high development productivity.

You will learn how to break down the application logic into three decoupled parts: state, view, and update. You will then see how to connect web page events to the AppRun event life-cycle, route user interactions, access data from the remote servers, compose the user interface using components, and integrate 3rd party libraries.

Following examples of various apps, such as the counter app, to-do app, weather app, hacker news reader app, and blog app, you will have all the techniques for developing your AppRun apps including the line of business apps.  You will also review wider development concepts such as using strongly typed states practically, unit testing strategies for app state changes, time travel debugging, async web API invocation, server-side virtual DOM, module compilation optimization, the developer tools, and more.

What You'll Learn
  • Use AppRun to develop web apps end-to-end
  • Understand the technology behind AppRun
  • Evaluate and compare architecture design
  • Develop applications using Elm architecture, event publication and subscription, and components. 
Who This Book Is For 

Web app developers and architects; useful for beginners learning front-end development and more experienced developers interested in learning about AppRun and modern development concepts and principles more generally

About the authors

Yiyi Sun has an academic background in computer cartography and geographical information systems. He has over twenty years of software development experience and over ten years’ experience as a software architect. Currently, he works as Director of Technology in a real estate company based in Toronto, Canada. Coding and fishing are his hobbies.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

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eBook 26,99 €
price for Italy (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-4069-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover 34,31 €
price for Italy (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-4068-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Practical Application Development with AppRun
Book Subtitle
Building Reliable, High-Performance Web Apps Using Elm-Inspired Architecture, Event Pub-Sub, and Components
Authors
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Yiyi Sun
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-4069-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-4069-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-4068-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 293
Number of Illustrations
102 b/w illustrations
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