Taking A Mixed Approach To Single-Page Applications

Chris Berry AngularJS, JavaScript, Problem Solving, Single-Page Application, Technology Snapshot Leave a Comment

A coworker came to me with a problem. The client he was working with would be building hundreds of single-page applications and all would need to be tied into a single shell application. He had first attempted to use an iFrame contained within another single-page application to display the child applications.

While this worked, he came up against another requirement: the child applications may or may not need access to data from the parent shell application.

It was at this point he came to me for suggestions. I had been playing with this exact idea for sometime; how can you manage a collection of Single-Page Applications and still share data between them?

At this point, I decided to create a hybrid solution of mixing Single-Page Applications with a server-rendered shell application. The following is the process I took for creating this solution, highlighting some of the pain points with some suggestions for further enhancements.



White Paper – Predicting the Future: Microservices and SPA

Keyhole Software Architecture, Keyhole Creations, Microservices, Programming, Single-Page Application Leave a Comment

A Discussion of Architectural Styles to Mitigate Technology Shift: Microservices and Single-Page Applications If you’re in the enterprise, it is common to wonder how long your current technology stack going to last. We encourage our clients to assume that change is going to happen, and to proactively put in place a decoupled system architecture that provides a smaller surface area of …