005-javascript-apps: JavaScript: Islands, Sprinkles, and Frameworks with Zach Briggs and David Copeland
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Episode 005: JavaScript: Islands, Sprinkles, and Frameworks Follow us on Twitter! @tech_done_right or leave us a review on iTunes! Summary Dave Copleand (@davetron5000) and Zach Briggs (@theotherzach) join Noel Rappin (@noelrap) for a Tech Done Right discussion of JavaScript practices. When does it makes sense to build single page JavaScript app? How can your JavaScript and Rails interact? Is it an island of interactivity or a sprinkle of JavaScript? Which frameworks are handling community management well (hint: not Angular)? And how do you test any of this? Guests Dave Copeland: Author of Rails, Angular, Postgres, and Bootstrap Zach Briggs: JavaScript Practice Lead at Table XI Show Notes 02:15 - Reasons to Build a Single-Page App Conway’s Law 09:37 - The Ease of Building Web Over Single-Page Apps 11:30 - Tooling; Navigating Good Choices vs Bad Choices 14:31 - Setup Bower webpack Browserify Broccoli Yarn The Asset Pipeline 16:30 - Combining a Rails App and a JavaScript App 18:34 - AngularJS; 1 vs 2 Angular…