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Connecting Front-End to Back-End
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    At this point in your journey, you are probably familiar with how the front-end and back-end of a web app operate individually. In order to start building more sophisticated apps, you’ll need to be…
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    In web applications, the front-end and the back-end communicate via an HTTP request/response cycle. For a refresher on how client and server communicate over HTTP, take a look at the [Setting up a …
  3. 3
    Rendering is the aspect of web development concerned with translating code into a visual and interactive website. The browser uses HTML and CSS to build a render tree. We can think of the rende…
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    Client-side rendering has become a popular method for delivering highly interactive web applications. Let’s take a closer look at what client-side rendering is and how it works. In client-side re…
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    With server-side rendering, all of the content for a given view is generated on the server, then sent to the browser to be rendered. Pages are generated and rendered on-demand. Every time the user …
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    In this lesson, we learned about communication between the front-end and back-end of an application and the different ways of rendering a web app. Let’s recap some key takeaways from this lesson: …

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