Full Stack Radio

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110: Caleb Porzio - Embracing the Backend with Livewire

In this episode, Adam talks to Caleb Porzio about Livewire, a new library he's working on that lets you build interactive user interfaces using server-side code.

Topics include:

  • Pain points you run into when you are working in a JS based UI instead of a server-rendered UI
  • What Livewire is and where the inspiration came from
  • How Livewire lets you build interactive user interfaces with server-side code
  • The challenges of stateful long-running processes in PHP and using stateless AJAX requests as an alternative
  • Walking through a worked example of using Livewire to build an interactive dropdown
  • What's next for Livewire


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