When I first encountered Meteor a year and a half ago I was turned off by how opinionated it was. I was a newcomer to Node.js and didn't want to learn about Node with decisions already made for me. This time as I got to know Meteor better I've come to appreciate the choices it makes on my behalf.
script elements like this:
<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>Sample page</title> <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css"> </head> <body> <h1>Sample page</h1> <p>This is a <a href="demo.html">simple</a> sample.</p> <script src="script.js"></script> </body> </html>
client. Meteor bundles, minifies, and creates the DOM elements to include the files in my HTML automatically. I don't even have to refresh the browser when adding a new file to see it update. Magic!
Meteor includes a new authentication technology which doesn't require passwords (nor their hashes) to be stored on the server. How cool is that?
Continue reading part 2.