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 209 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Volt's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Volt?

3 companies reportedly use Volt in their tech stacks, including Solutions4Business Consulting, PriceLizer, and Paylas.io.


Volt Integrations

Volt's Features

  • 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)

Volt Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Volt?
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Android SDK
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Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
Laravel is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. We believe development must be an enjoyable, creative experience to be truly fulfilling. Laravel attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as authentication, routing, sessions, and caching.
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Volt's Stats

Volt's Followers
7 developers follow Volt to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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Maarks Communication
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