I've weathered the wastelands, haven't found what I'm looking for

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And I still haven’t found what I’m looking for

I haven’t worked with Meteor for a few months now, decided to see what was out there in regards to client-side tools and frameworks.

Let’s just say I haven’t found what I’m looking for. :scream: Meteor 1.2 spoiled me so hard. :heart:

So I decided to learn me some Elixir after seeing the hype here. The hype was real! Wrote a couple of open source projects, including: https://github.com/sergiotapia/magnetissimo now I want to write some stuff with Javascript/Meteor again.

It seems Meteor is going all in with it’s Apollo stack. But it’s not immediately clear what Apollo is:

Apollo is a data stack for modern apps, built with GraphQL. It’s a decoupled set of packages, including a GraphQL client, a set of tools for a GraphQL-JS server, and various client-side integrations.

Is it a tangible cli tool? Or just a collection of other tools under the Apollo name - like the MEAN stack? Is Apollo reactive out of the box like minimongo? Does Apollo have the same performance issues Meteor with MongoDB had after a certain limit?

I see a lot of example, but how do I create an Apollo app? Should Apollo be used today?

They say you can’t go back home. I say let’s make a new home at Apollo, no?

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An “Ask Me Anything” with the Apollo team.

I ran across this this yesterday, it’s called feathers js, very cool. This makes it more clear why MDG is now pivoting.

what do you mean ?

  1. As in its truly a hype, nothing else . Meteor is simpler/easier/better & elixir is just hype, nothing of value ?

  2. Elixir is real cool. Awesome !!! For once the hype is real !

2! The hype was definitely with merit, I love it. Significantly simpler code that does more complex things for you.

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So am I the only one waiting for you to drop the other shoe?

I’m not familiar with that expression, what does it mean?

Every night the guy upstairs takes off one shoe, and drops it on the floor => CLUNK!
Then he takes off the other shoe, and drops it on the floor => THUB!
Then, and only then, do you get to go to sleep.

Then one night, the first shoe drops and . . .
and . . .

and . . .

and . . .

and . . .