Why does this page merely redirect to the page for TiddlyWiki when there used to be a bona fide page explaining what a Single Page application is? Honestly, the old page should be restored, and admins should absolutely disallow it being changed back to a mere redirect.
- I agree 100%. "Singe Page Application" is a technical term well-established in web development that merrits its own article. I put up an article about it a few years back and it was deleted by the wiki police on the grounds of "no original research". Luckily, sources about SPA on the web have improved over time so quite a few references cab be given now. I will try to integrate my findings in this article. --Thron7 (talk) 11:02, 12 March 2010 (UTC)
- Have you got any references? Superficially, FORscene might be deemed a single page application, as its interface runs in Java in a single page. But it doesn't meet all the other conditions listed in the article. Also, WP tends to reject neologisms, which could be why it was deleted before. Stephen B Streater (talk)
about MVC Backbone
backbone aims to help organizing and structuring web applications. But, it never claims to be an MVC framework besides the fact that it is really close to. Therefore, I'm wondering about the pertinence of MVC mention about backbone. Ergnouf (talk) 13:35, 13 August 2012 (UTC) sfvaa — Preceding unsigned comment added by 184.108.40.206 (talk) 11:13, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
... and vague - I added these templates for the following reasons:
- The way traditional web applications work causes disruption in the user experience and workflow. [...] The complete page reload that occurs on each user interaction results in unnecessary re-transmission of data over the wire.
- This gives users the ability to download the SPA from a server and run the file from a local storage device, without depending on server connectivity. If such an SPA wants to store and update data, it must be self-modifying.
- In the normal case of a downloaded page acting on data and not on its own logic, I'd say that this doesn't qualify for "self-modifying" as in "self-modifying code".
MIT Curl web content language
The original Curl model involved a pennies pay-as-you-use model. There have been recent calls to reconsider even that for some application needs.
Self language inlining strategies and StrongTalk performance both influenced Google's efforts that led to, among others, Node.js on the server.
see: rebol3, red programming language, Unicon, Object Icon for related expression-based languages
A Curl process with .xcurl files will also run headless on a web server ( and does so on one of mine alongside Node.js ).
G. Robert Shiplett 14:16, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Shouldn't it be single URL website?
Shouldn't this be a single URL website? What makes a 'page' anyway? What if there are no pages? or multiple pages in the one view? The article is badly written with pointless statements like "is retrieved with a single page load, or the appropriate resources are dynamically loaded and added to the page as necessary, usually in response to user actions" which of course means it's done however you want to do it... are there any other ways than that? "The most prominent technique currently being used" AJAX is typically used only for server data transmission, it has nothing to do with such websites unless they deal with data on a server - if they are for example totally static, they can still be single page applications. ZhuLien 220.127.116.11 (talk) 00:24, 18 February 2014 (UTC)
- The text about single page load or dynamically loaded resources is not meant to differentiate SPA's from other types of webpages, but to distinguish the two main types of SPA's. One type is the ones that load all resources on their initial load, the second type is the one that uses AJAX or related technology to "lazy load" additional resources when they are required.
- --Peter (talk) 14:49, 16 March 2015 (UTC)
I put forward a page in my user space as potentially addressing some of the concerns that have been raised. My work is not a finished work (no citations or examples) but editors may feel free to draw from it in any way to improve this page. Cardiffman (talk) 00:49, 22 May 2014 (UTC)
Need new section?
In the section Search engine optimization are two paragraphs that don't belong there. The first one begins "One way to increase the amount of code that can be shared between servers and clients". I'm going to create a new section titled "Client/Server partitioning" to contain those two paragraphs. - Dough34 (talk) 14:51, 24 July 2014 (UTC)
I may be misunderstanding, so I wanted to put my thoughts here first before editing the text. The following sentence is too strict in my opinion:
- Modern browsers that can parse HTML5 allow developers to shift the user interface (UI) and application logic from web servers to the client.
The original was a bit more nuanced, but I feel it's still off:
- Modern browsers and HTML 5 provide power to shift UI and application logic from web servers into browsers hands.
The jqcomp link in the External Links section looks like advertisement. The website is down and the GitHub page seems to hold less than a hundred commits from a single contributor. I think it should be removed. 18.104.22.168 (talk) 14:02, 11 December 2015 (UTC)