In this video, listen to a quick discussion about the idea of replacing your BE with these FE strategies and the implications of doing so.
- One of the things I am asked most frequently … when I teach people about client side storage is, … do we still need the back end? … And well, my answer is yes, you probably do still need it. … Well, it's true. … The gem stack is increasing in popularity … and is a fantastic option for many sites out there. … These technologies don't make your site … any more able to drop your back end. … Then you have a full. … If you're working in with data that rarely or never changes, … why were you fetching them from the network? … Just build the data into your static site. … You can even use a static site generator like Gatsby … which will further increase the performance … of your application. … If you're working with third party data … or a third party API, … then why do you have a back end in the first place? … Perhaps there's some data manipulation … or formatting that you're doing on your back end. … So your front end doesn't have to. … Great. … You still need to do that. … Technology is like indexedDB …
Skill Level Advanced
Web Programming Foundationswith Morten Rand-Hendriksen58m 44s Beginner
1. Front-End Performance Tools
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