In this era of digital technology, web applications have pretty much become the identity of their respective businesses. Every day, millions of companies across the globe seek out the service of web apps to both amp up the scale and flexibility of their operations as well as to make themselves more accessible for their end-users. On top of it all, it accords them a higher level of security as well.
The widespread usage and endorsement of web applications are exactly what makes it imperative for beginner and amateur programmers to dive deep into their finer aspects. A good place to start this journey is by trying to understand the flow that drives the working of a typical web application. This all-new video lecture — How Web Apps Work — Next JS & React JS by Eincode explains in detail the working of web applications and further demonstrates a few practical examples to strengthen your understanding.
The fundamental question that one needs to ask while launching a web application is this- “How am I getting the content to my browser from the internet?”
The best way of going about this is by scanning through the details of the webpage that you are previewing at the moment.
You can do so by right-clicking on your browser and then by selecting the “Inspect” option from the pop-up menu that appears. To understand how to go about this, you can refer to [0:50] of the video.
Now, let’s understand what exactly happens after you enter the URL of your choice.
Section [5:01] of the video covers in detail the specifics of a client-side rendered application. The salient points have been listed below.
Section [8:33] of the video talks at length about the benefits of client-side rendered applications.
Here are some pointers -
Server-side rendering is regarded as the traditional method for creating websites. Navigate to section [9:01] of the video to learn about server-side rendering in detail.
Below are some of the salient points -
[9:38] of the video talks about the various benefits associated with server-side rendered applications.
Here they are -
At [13:54] of the video, there’s a very fundamental and interesting question for you-
Why do we make use of frameworks such as Next.js, React, and Angular in the first place?
Well, the answer is rather simple.
This concludes our theoretical discussion of the working of web applications. For further clarity, refer to sections [10:21] and [15:59] of the video, where a few practical examples are demonstrated for your benefit.
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