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Minimal JavaScript Frontend App

An example of a minimal effort front-end web app built with plain JavaScript

This app is accompanied by a tutorial. See also the project page. This app supports the following operations:

  • For playing with the app, you may first want to and then view it with . For observing the internal status and error messages, turn on the JavaScript console.

    This minimal version of our JavaScript front-end data management application only includes a minimum of the overall functionality required for a complete app. It takes care of only one object type ("books") and supports the four standard data management operations (Create/Read/Update/Delete), but it needs to be enhanced by styling the user interface with CSS rules and by adding further important parts of the app's overall functionality: