Redesign - continued

We have been upgrading RdbHost's visual design, and improving the user experience in the process. This upgrade is in two phases; the first, which we have blogged about previously, was in improving the public pages, accessible without logging in.

This second phase covers the member pages, those within the /mbr

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The RdbHost Front-end Build System

Many of you (probably most) use a front-end build system in web development.

Build Systems

These build systems usually include a built-in localhost server, with a hot-reload system for interactive development and testing.

A build system would generally also include the ability to 'compile' various other source formats for CSS

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The rdbhost_bootstrapper.js file, what is it for?

Each boilerplate bundle, for the modern JavaScript library, on RdbHost contains two JavaScript files, an app.js file and an rdbhost_bootstrapper.js file.

This post is a discussion of the latter.

Included here is the full text, a few lines at a time, with discussion:

 (function(undefined) {
  function hasPromises(
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RdbHost Course

The RdbHost platform is fairly straightforward to understand. Credentials submitted through the browser, and white-listing of safe queries are core features.

However, to help folks learn how it works, we now offer a course, free.

The course is five lessons, each can be read and understood in well under a

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RdbHost on CodePen


Codepen bills itself as 'A front end web development playground', providing an online IDE to experiment in HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

Pair Codepen with RdbHost, and you can do full stack development! You can load the RdbHost module into your CodePen 'pen', and do database queries from your pen.

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