A Gentle into to

SPA Routing and Routers

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Gokul Kathirvel

ย ๐Ÿ’ปย Front-end Developer, Zoho Corp

๐Ÿคย Co-organizer, EmberJS Chennai

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Routing

Routing is a process where a router can forward data via a different route or given destination based on the current conditions

Routing in Web Apps

๐Ÿ—บ๏ธย  Mapping

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๐Ÿงญย  Directing

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โค๏ธ URLย โค๏ธ

What's the BIG deal?

Efficient URLs

๐Ÿง ย  Easy to remember

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๐Ÿ’กย  Meaningful

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๐Ÿ’ฏย  Cover maximum app state

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๐Ÿงฑย  Structured

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Types

Traditional Routing

SPA/Client-side Routing

Traditional Routing

๐Ÿ—„๏ธย  Server Driven

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๐Ÿ”—ย  User navigates to an URL

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๐Ÿ“„ย  Request for a new document

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๐Ÿ”„ย  Full page reload

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๐ŸŽจย  New document gets painted

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SPA Routing

๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธย  Client Driven

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๐Ÿ”—ย  User navigates to an URL

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๐Ÿ’พย  Request for a supporting data

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โ†ชย  Partial page update

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๐ŸŽจย  New section gets painted

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Why SPA Routing?

๐Ÿ’จย  Instant Routing

๐Ÿšณย  No extra round trips

๐Ÿง ย  Intelligent updates

Let's build a basic

SPA router

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Routing Variants

๐Ÿ‘† ย Clicking Link inside the App

โชย  Seeking Forward or Backward

๐Ÿ“ญย  Direct page address

Framework Agnostic!

Ember-Router Inspired!

โบ๏ธย Live Code

Just a tip of Iceberg

โ†˜๏ธย  Nested page routing

โ“ย QueryParams

๐Ÿ ย  Default Index pages

๐Ÿ“ฆย  And a lot more...

The Code

I Referred...

Thanks for your time!

Any Queries?

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A Gentle into to SPA Router

By Gokul Kathirvel

A Gentle into to SPA Router

A brief introduction of how routing is done in single page applications (SPA) and how to build a minimal SPA router from scratch.

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