Develop websites using the Ractive.js template-driven UI library. This book is project-oriented and simplifies the process of using Ractive.js to create websites or online applications that are interactive by default. It equips you with a starting toolset to develop future projects, safe in the knowledge that the site operates as expected, and is not reliant on bloated technology, typical of other similar frameworks.Beginning Ractive.js takes the view that you shouldn’t always resort to what “everyone else uses”, and that there is indeed a different way you can achieve the same result. We live in an age where speed and simplicity are of the essence - this book provides a perfect alternative that challenges the norm. Stop thinking you must use the same library as everyone else. Give Ractive a try! What You’ll LearnUnderstand how Ractive.js works and how it differs to other templating frameworksSource and manage data using Ractive.js’ data binding methodsGain an appreciation of managing events and animations using Ractive.jsCreate components that contain reusability functionality for current or future projectsWork through real-world project examples using the Ractive.js library Who This Book is ForWebsite developers who are keen to develop a fully interactive, template-driven website quickly, but don’t have the desire to learn a more heavyweight framework, such as AngularJS. Agile development teams, where time is of the essence, and the pressure is on to deliver results quickly. Developers who want to focus on simplicity, where the library works for them, and they are not constrained by having to follow a particular methodology.