In the past few years the web community has been buzzing about client side applications that consume JSON. While this is an attractive prospect in some uses cases, the truth of the matter is it won't invalidate the page-to-page content consuming paradigm. You know - browsing websites.
With evergreen browsers and polyfills we can adopt new technologies like web components faster than ever before. On the CSS side developers are used to using CSS pre-prosessors like SASS and LESS. You can send the SASS to the browser and have the it render that to CSS, but that will take time and make the application less responsive on the first pageload.
Isomorphic applications and Drupal REST API in practise
- Introducing Riot.js, RiotControl and RiotGear
- How to build a Web Component with Riot.js
- Server-side rendering and Riot.js