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30 Dec 2015 Isomorphic React Dockerized

What is Isomorphic

It’s a fancy way of saying that the application is one where the client and server share components and rendering can be done on the server as well as on the client.

Why do it?

The reasons commonly cited for writing isomorphic apps are

Faster initial loads

Single page app frameworks tend to start by serving an empty html document and then fetching the content to display asynchronously. This can mean the user is looking at loading indicators or blank pages in the mean time. Sometimes, as a workaround, the server will pass along the first set…

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