Meteor, the JavaScript App Platform Meteor

How can Meteor apps work offline?

This is useful when:

  • the server is down and the client can't connect for real-time sync
  • there is no Internet connectivity
  • the user doesn't want to go online but wants to work with application;

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How can Meteor apps be tested? [closed]

What are the recommended ways to test web applications developed with the framework?

The meteor unofficial FAQ entry on TDD best practices is quite short.

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Implementing MongoDB 2.4's full text search in a Meteor app

I'm looking into adding full text search to a Meteor app. I know MongoDB now supports this feature, but I have a few questions about the implementation:

  • What's the best way to enable the text search feature (textSearchEnabled=true) in a Meteor app?
  • Is there a way to add an index (db.collection.ensureIndex()) from within your app?
  • How can you run a Mongo command (i.e. db.quotes.runCommand( "text", { search: "TOMORROW" } )) from within a Meteor app?

Since my goal is to add search to Telescope, I'm searching for a "plug-and-play" implementation that requires minimal command line magic and could even work on Heroku or *

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Can Meteor live changes have animations?

How does Meteor handle live changes? For instance I don't want changes to be instantaneous, but with some kind of animation of sorts. If we place the items being changed using css animations/transitions does this work? What about jQuery animations for older browsers?

Source: (StackOverflow)

How to expose a RESTful Web Service using Meteor

How would you go about creating a restful web service using Meteor. I would like to create apps in Appcelerator that hook into the same backend.

Can Meteor solve this problem?

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What are (potential) disadvantages of using meteor.js? [closed]

I have just watched the meteor.js screencast and I'm quite blown away by how easy building a web application with it seems, in terms of live updates and database synchronisation. However, I am not sure of how well it would scale once it's live.

What problems (potential or real) could I have if I decide to build and deploy a web application written on meteor.js?

Source: (StackOverflow)

Meteor support developing on Windows

Does Meteor support developing on Windows? I did not see any downloads or mention of Windows in the docs.

The "Quick Start" assumes you are on *Nix OS.

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Is there a simple way to export the data from a meteor deployed app?

Is there a simple way to export the data from a meteor deployed app?

So, for example, if I had deployed an app named

How could I easily download the data that has been collected by that app - so that I could run it locally with data from the deployed app?

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file is being assigned a //# sourceMappingURL but already has one

I just notice Firefox console outputs the following error for every single .js/.coffee file in my project (even the packages).

-file- is being assigned a //# sourceMappingURL, but already has one

Chrome's console doesn't show anything. I tried deleting all the .map files and clearing Firefox's cache but I'm still getting the errors.

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What security mechanisms does Meteor have? [closed]

We all know that Meteor offers the miniMongo driver which seamlessly allows the client to access the persistent layer (MongoDB).

If any client can access the persistent API how does one secure his application?

What are the security mechanisms that Meteor provides and in what context should they be used?

Source: (StackOverflow)

What are the best practices for structuring a large Meteor app with many HTML template files?

In all the examples (leaderboard, wordplay, etc.) they have one single HTML template file. Is there some large open source Meteor project with many different HTML template files we can use as a best practice example? Doesn't seem practical to put everything a large app needs all in one template file.

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How to use the existing mongodb in a meteor project?

Let's say there is a running mongodb server for a GUI client (by wxPython) for a while. If we are gonna play with meteor with this mongodb server, how to do that?

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How would one handle a file upload with Meteor?

What would be the canonical way to handle a file upload with Meteor?

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How does Meteor's reactivity work behind the scenes?

I have read the docs and looked at the source behind reactivity, but I don't understand it.

Can someone explain how this works behind the scenes, as it looks like magic to me :).

Source: (StackOverflow)

Can Meteor be used with PhoneGap?

Can a Meteor template be packaged up and deployed as a PhoneGap application?

Source: (StackOverflow)