Episode 394: Chris McCord on Phoenix LiveView

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Chris McCord, author of the Phoenix Framework and Programming Phoenix 1.4, discusses Phoenix’s LiveView functionality to showcase the power of real-time applications without the need for writing a single line of JavaScript. Host Adam Conrad spoke with Chris McCord about the basics of LiveView, how it was created, and the best use cases for integrating LiveView with Phoenix applications. They also discussed the benefits and drawbacks of LiveView in comparison to more traditional single-page application frameworks like React, Angular, and Vue. Finally, they discussed the internal workings of LiveView from the HTTP lifecycle, security, SEO, and the testing infrastructure baked into the Phoenix LiveView system.

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