Open Source

We build powerful tools and open source them to support the community.

Need help with one of these? Post in the forums or talk to us on Gitter.

Open Source Articles

Matthew Phillips

Server-Side Rendering Without Compromises

posted in Open Source on September 30, 2016 by Matthew Phillips

Existing solutions for server-side rendering your single-page application are full of compromises. These compromises affect the performance of your application (affecting the time until your user sees content) and the maintainability of your application (affecting how quickly you can iterate and bring more value to your user).
Marshall Thompson

How to Debug Server Side Rendering

posted in Open Source on September 26, 2016 by Marshall Thompson

One of the most impressive parts of a DoneJS application is Server Side Rendering (SSR). You can write your code once and it will render both on an SSR-enabled web server and in the browser. You’ve probably noticed, while building your DoneJS app, that it’s a generally seamless experience. However, you’ll eventually run into a situation where the code on the server doesn't execute the way you would expect. Let’s take a look at why that’s the case, then I’ll show you a neat little DoneJS utility that makes it easy to debug these situations when they appear.
Nils Lundquist

How to Create a Distributable JavaScript Component: bit-social

posted in Open Source, Development on July 18, 2016 by Nils Lundquist

This article will show how to create a JavaScript component for sharing content through social media link (bit-social) and make it distributable to a wide audience using AMD, CommonJS, or even script tags.