Discover Meteor

Discover Meteor
By Sacha Greif & Tom Coleman
About this podcast
In each episode, we'll focus on one aspect of the Meteor JavaScript framework. From security, to performance, to the best way to architecture your Meteor app, come join Sacha Greif and Tom Coleman as they walk you through Meteor best practices.
Latest episodes
Dec. 9, 2015
In this episode of the Discover Meteor Podcast, we tell you everything you need to know about Collections. Full Show Notes & Transcript 00:23: What's a Collection? 04:05: Creating a Collection 06:57: Collection operations 09:00: Optimistic Updates 10:30: Using Cursors 12:09: From Collections to Models 13:36: A Note About Data Structure 14:42: Other Useful Packages 17:26: Wrapping Up Resources Publish Counts package Collections documentation SimpleSchema package Collection2 package Collection Hooks package Collection Helpers package Migrations package
Nov. 10, 2015
Reactivity is one of the main selling points of Meteor, and something that makes it stand out from other frameworks. In this episode, we talk about what Reactivity is exactly, and how to make use of it in your Meteor app. 00:46: Making Your App Come Alive 02:30: Reactive Data Sources 06:38: Reactive Data Contexts 10:50: Reactivity & Routing 13:52: Recap Resources: Reactivity Basics: Meteor's Magic Demystified Reactive Dict, Reactive Vars, and Session Variables peerlibrary:server-autorun package
Oct. 13, 2015
In this episode: how to make your Meteor apps more secure and avoid the most common security pitfalls. 00:36: Misunderstandings and misconceptions 02:09: Insecure defaults 04:30: Publication security 09:56: Operations security 15:58: Other security concerns 17:37: Security resources Resources: Josh Owens: Meteor Security 101 Josh Owens: Meteor Security 201 meteorhacks:sikka matteodem:easy-security ongoworks:security Pete Corey: East 5th
Sept. 28, 2015
In this episode, we'll cover Meteor's publications and subscriptions, used to synchronize data between the server and the client. 00:53: Traditional web apps vs Meteor 02:29: Minimongo 04:58: Publishing 07:00: Subscribing 09:04: Querying 11:10: Advanced publications & subscriptions Find the full show notes and transcript at: http://www.discovermeteor.com/blog/episode-02-publications-and-subscriptions Music: “Audio Junk” by Spy Plastic (https://soundcloud.com/spyplastic)
Sept. 28, 2015
Welcome to the first ever episode of the Discover Meteor podcast! In this episode, we'll start by introducing Meteor itself: What is it? Why was it created? And what makes it so special? 00:30: The genesis of Meteor 01:48: Meteor vs the traditional web ecosystem 06:10: The advantages of Meteor's architecture 10:40: The parts of Meteor 13:22: The Meteor community Find the full show notes and transcript at: http://www.discovermeteor.com/blog/episode-01-what-is-meteor Music: “Audio Junk” by Spy Plastic (https://soundcloud.com/spyplastic)