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Hotwire

Build modern web apps by sending HTML over the wire (by Basecamp)
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What is Hotwire?

It is an alternative approach to building modern web applications without using much JavaScript by sending HTML instead of JSON over the wire. This makes for fast first-load pages, keeps template rendering on the server, and allows for a simpler, more productive development experience in any programming language, without sacrificing any of the speed or responsiveness associated with a traditional single-page application.
Hotwire is a tool in the Javascript Utilities & Libraries category of a tech stack.

Who uses Hotwire?

Companies
13 companies reportedly use Hotwire in their tech stacks, including Stamped Technologies, Testkit, and Superdocu.

Developers
29 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Hotwire.

Hotwire's Features

  • Fast first-load pages
  • Keeps template rendering on the server
  • Simpler, more productive development experience

Hotwire Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Hotwire?
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
GitHub
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
Python
Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
jQuery
jQuery is a cross-platform JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML.
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