Frontend Development Workflow - live edit - slow Meteor


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Prototyping templates, working with the dom structure and making adjustments to themes etc. is awefully tedious as soon you are in meteor. Change - Wait - Compile…

What is a good frontend development workflow for meteor? Sure, we have live reload but it is not even close in speed to a simple grunt/gulp file watcher or live editing.

It would be great to be able to use tools such as brackets live preview or webstorms live edit to quickly iterate over the design without facing constant “client refreshing”, accumulating waiting time, that certainly adds up.

How do you iterate over the design implementation in meteor?

  • Do you write everything in static html and move it step by step to meteor? Is your machine quick enough too stick to live reload? Or are you using semi-automatic solutions with i.e. grunt/gulp or similar?