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Hands-on Nuxt.js Web Development

By : Lau Tiam Kok
Book Image

Hands-on Nuxt.js Web Development

By: Lau Tiam Kok

Overview of this book

Nuxt.js is a progressive web framework built on top of Vue.js for server-side rendering (SSR). With Nuxt.js and Vue.js, building universal and static-generated applications from scratch is now easier than ever before. This book starts with an introduction to Nuxt.js and its constituents as a universal SSR framework. You'll learn the fundamentals of Nuxt.js and find out how you can integrate it with the latest version of Vue.js. You'll then explore the Nuxt.js directory structure and set up your first Nuxt.js project using pages, views, routing, and Vue components. With the help of practical examples, you'll learn how to connect your Nuxt.js application with the backend API by exploring your Nuxt.js application’s configuration, plugins, modules, middleware, and the Vuex store. The book shows you how you can turn your Nuxt.js application into a universal or static-generated application by working with REST and GraphQL APIs over HTTP requests. Finally, you'll get to grips with security techniques using authorization, package your Nuxt.js application for testing, and deploy it to production. By the end of this web development book, you'll have developed a solid understanding of using Nuxt.js for your projects and be able to build secure, end-to-end tested, and scalable web applications with SSR, data handling, and SEO capabilities.
Table of Contents (26 chapters)
Section 1: Your First Nuxt App
Section 2: View, Routing, Components, Plugins, and Modules
Section 3: Server-Side Development and Data Management
Section 4: Middleware and Security
Section 5: Testing and Deployment
Section 6: The Further Fields

Adding Foundation and Motion UI

Foundation is a frontend framework for creating responsive sites. It is shipped with HTML and CSS templates for grid layouts, typography, buttons, tables, navigation, forms, and much more, as well as optional JavaScript plugins. It works with any device, mobile or desktop, and is an alternative to Bootstrap (, another popular frontend framework. We focus on Foundation in this book. So, just as in the previous chapter, we have a list of suggested UI frameworks that you can choose from for your app when using the create-nuxt-app scaffolding to install the skeleton of your Nuxt project. We should choose None so that we can add Foundation as the UI framework:

? Choose UI framework (Use arrow keys)
❯ None
Ant Design Vue
Bootstrap Vue

Once you have answered the questions in the installation process, navigate to your project directory, and then you can install and integrate Foundation into your Nuxt app. The easiest way is...