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Can it be a Future CMS?

Hi! I'm Tim

Full Stack Developer

Interaction Designer

 

Studio Interact + Findwise

Gothenburg, Sweden

Traditional CMSs suck!

Difficult
 
 

 
Slow
 

 
 
Old

We need

a better

solution!

Fast
 
 

 
Fun
 

 
 
Modern

Users expect

apps!

Easy
 
 

 
Native
 

 
 
Mobile

APPS!

WE SHOULD BE BUILDING

Full stack, open source platform for building web and mobile apps in JavaScript

Build advanced apps quickly with a small team.

Browser

Refresh button

Links and forms

Individual sessions

Table stakes

Yesterday

Today

Mobile

Live updates

Native-style GUI

Multiuser collaboration

Updates without refreshing.

Real-time collaboration.

"We've bled all over it"

Brett Kiefer, Trello Tech Stack

Realtime database monitoring

Speculative client-side updates

Client-side data store

Custom data sync protocol

CLIENT

SERVER

TOOLING

Build & update system

The Old Way, a Complex Stack

HTML Templates

App Logic

Reactive UI update system

Native mobile container

Web

Mobile

App Components & Logic

App Microservices

Blaze

Angular

React

Client Data Cache

 

DDP

 

Livequery

CLIENT

SERVER

SOURCES

MongoDB

SQL

Focus on the app,

not the infrastructure

REST


DEMO
 

What we saw – Meteor tool

Install & deploy in minutes

Hot code push

Full-stack packages

Multi platform support

What we saw – Platform

Reactive rendering

Database sync

Minimal boilerplate

Intuitive, isomorphic API

Why JavaScript?

Versatile

ES2015

#1 on Github

Availability is winning

The next big CMS will be built using JavaScript.

Benefits

Content is king

Collaborative

Total control

Remote access

Easy to use

Pain points

Difficult

Experience required

Slow

Caching required

Old

Expect more app-features to come in the Future CMS.

Native
Interfaces

Collaborative editing.

Service endpoints

Streams

Resources

Data linking

Easy querying

 

More integrations

Login services

Document storages

File storages

Picture services

Media services

Existing projects

Universe

SpaceDrop

Orion

Orion

Universe

SpaceDrop

We want to 

build apps,

not web pages.

The Future CMS

will be an

amazing app.

The End.

Discover Meteor. Can it be a Future CMS?

By Tim Brandin

Discover Meteor. Can it be a Future CMS?

Meteor is an open source platform for building web and mobile apps in JavaScript. This is the presentation on Meteor and my insights on the future of the CMS from the Future Of Web Apps in London in October 2015.

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