Mobile Web Development in Express.js (Node.js)
These days it is mandatory to have a cross-platform mobile version of any website online. If you are on a commercial endeavor, not having a mobile website could mean loss of revenue. The Internet, after all, is very serious business.
So what is in store for the awesome Node.js developers who have been cranking out amazing websites using the Express framework?
Is developing a mobile version of a website easy in Node.js? Will I need to put tons of conditions checks in the Jade templates to make my website mobile-compatible? Is it easy to use mobile frameworks with Node.js? These are some of the questions developers ask when it comes to creating a mobile-friendly website using Express.js.
Good news greets you today - Express.js framework in very mobile friendly because of its extremely flexible nature. You will not need to touch any of the HTML / Jade code you have written for the desktop version. You can have a completely separate codebase for the mobile version of your websites. In this article, I show you how to go about that.
The secret to easy mobile website development is Express.js’ view rendering.