Muffin Tutorial: Build a Twitter Clone (Part 3)

In the last two parts of this tutorial, we have done a lot of hard work and implemented most of the app features. In this final part, we will finish things up and deploy the app to production. Finish Things UpFollow/unfo

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Muffin Tutorial: Build a Twitter Clone (Part 1)

In this tutorial we will use Muffin to build a simple social networking app. Since our goal is to demonstrate how to use Muffin, we would like to focus on the core features of social networking apps. In that regard, what

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Muffin Tutorial: Build a Personal Full-Text RSS Reader (Part 3)

In the first two parts we have built a fully functional RSS reader that has a minimalistic interface, shows full texts of articles in a nice full screen view, and works beautifully on all devices. In the last part of thi

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Muffin Tutorial: Build a Personal Full-Text RSS Reader (Part 1)

Disclaimer: This tutorial is for demonstration purpose only. Please don’t scrape website content without site owners’ permission. In this tutorial we will use Muffin to build something really cool — a personal full-text

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Muffin Tutorial: Build a Personal Full-Text RSS Reader (Part 2)

In Part 1 we created a functional prototype that shows a list of RSS feeds and the recent articles in each feed. It also works nicely on both desktop and mobile. In this part of the tutorial, we are going to scrape full

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Muffin Series 4: Module Loader and Package Management

In this post I would like to discuss in more detail how Muffin handles module loading and package management. These are complex issues, and a number of solutions have been devised for them over the years. However, I woul

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Muffin Series 3: Muffin's Features

Muffin is designed to help the web developer build the new generation of highly interactive, real-time, client-side webapps. It makes use of many amazing open-source tools from the community — Backbone.js, Underscore.js,

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Muffin Series 2: The Evolution of Web Development

In this post I would like to take a step back and talk about web development in general. I believe understanding the many facets of web development in the past and present can help us build a better Web for the future. T

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Muffin Series 1: Introducing Muffin

Over the last few years a new trend in webapp development has emerged. A growing number of prominent webapps are now built upon client-side web frameworks, most notably Backbone.js and Ember.js, instead of server-side we

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Muffin Series

As Muffin inches closer to its first stable release, I would like to start writing a series of articles covering some key aspects of Muffin. The goal of this series is to provide some background information on Muffin’s d

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