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Vue.js 3 By Example

By : John Au-Yeung
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Vue.js 3 By Example

By: John Au-Yeung

Overview of this book

With its huge ecosystem and wide adoption, Vue is one of the leading frameworks thanks to its ease of use when developing applications. However, it can get challenging for aspiring Vue.js developers to make sense of the ecosystem and build meaningful applications. This book will help you understand how you can leverage Vue effectively to develop impressive apps quickly using its latest version – Vue 3.0. The book takes an example-based approach to help you get to grips with the basics of Vue 3 and create a simple application by exploring features such as components and directives. You'll then enhance your app building skills by learning how to test the app with Jest and Vue Test Utils. As you advance, you'll understand how to write non-web apps with Vue 3, create cross-platform desktop apps with the Electron plugin, and build a multi-purpose mobile app with Vue and Ionic. You'll also be able to develop web apps with Vue 3 that interact well with GraphQL APIs. Finally, you'll build a chat app that performs real-time communication using Vue 3 and Laravel. By the end of this Vue.js book, you'll have developed the skills you need to build real-world apps using Vue 3 by working through a range of projects.
Table of Contents (10 chapters)

Chapter 8: Building a Chat App with Vue 3, Laravel, and Socket.IO

In the previous chapters, we have created frontend projects or full stack projects that only communicate via HTTP. There is no real-time communication between the frontend and the backend. Real-time communication is sometimes necessary if we need to communicate data from the server side to the client side and vice versa instantly. Without some real-time communication mechanism, there is no way to communicate from the server side to the client side without the client initiating the request. This is something that we can add easily with the Laravel framework and

In this chapter, we will take a look at the following topics:

  • Creating the API endpoints with Laravel
  • Setting up JWT authentication
  • Creating the frontend to let users chat

Laravel is a backend web framework that is written with PHP. It is a comprehensive backend framework that includes processing HTTP requests, database manipulation...