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100: Sébastien Chopin - Building Universal Vue.js Apps with Nuxt.js

In this episode Adam talks to Sébastien Chopin about Nuxt.js, a Next.js-inspired framework for building server-rendered client-side applications with Vue.js.

Topics include:

  • The history behind Nuxt.js
  • How Nuxt.js uses special Page components and file-based routing instead of using a traditional router
  • Creating dynamic page-based routes without a custom server
  • How the asyncData lifecycle hook works
  • How server-side rendering works in Nuxt.js
  • How Nuxt.js uses intelligent code-splitting to improve performance
  • How to use the fetch method to dispatch Vuex actions
  • Using the head method to populate head elements on a page
  • How layouts and middleware work
  • Options for generating, serving, and deploying Nuxt applications
  • When and why would someone use Vue CLI instead of Nuxt?


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