What is Volt?
Volt is a ruby web framework where your ruby code runs on both the server and the client (via opal.) The DOM automatically update as the user interacts with the page. Page state can be stored in the URL, if the user hits a URL directly, the HTML will first be rendered on the server for faster load times and easier indexing by search engines.
Volt is a tool in the Frameworks (Full Stack) category of a tech stack.
Volt is an open source tool with 3.3K GitHub stars and 203 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Volt's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Volt?
4 companies reportedly use Volt in their tech stacks, including PriceLizer, Paylas.io, and Solutions4Business Consulting.
6 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Volt.
- Instead of syncing data between the client and server via HTTP, volt uses a persistent connection between the client and server
- When data is updated on one client, it is updated in the database and any other listening clients (with almost no setup code needed)
- Pages HTML is written in a handlebars like template language
- Volt uses data flow/reactive programming to automatically and intelligently propagate changes to the DOM (or anything other code wanting to know when a value updates)
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