Growing Your Own WebApp with Phoenix And Vue
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Growing Your Own WebApp with Phoenix And Vue

About the Book

This book teaches how to build, test and deploy a web app (shop management software) using Phoenix framework (Elixir) and Vue.js (Typescript).

About the Author

Joseph Varghese
Joseph Varghese

A software developer

Table of Contents

  • What are we going to build
    • Rough Overview
    • Database Structure modeled using Typescript Interfaces
  • Setting up Your Phoenix Application
    • Setting up Phoenix with PostgreSQL
  • Setting up a PostgreSQL backed HTTP server
    • Generate tables using Ecto
    • Ecto Schema
    • Routing in Phoenix
    • Listing Routes in Phoenix
    • Mapping Request to Phoenix Controllers
  • Generate Vue Typescript Application
    • Getting started with VueJS and Typescript
    • Creating the Project
    • Starting Vue Development Server
    • Routing with Vue-router
    • Vue Components
    • Vue Component Props
    • State management in Vue
  • Add Multi-language support
    • Setting up multi-language support
  • Building our Homepage view component
    • Visual Design of Our App
    • Our first Vue component
  • Adding Vuex to Vue
    • Building Product Related Components
    • Two-binding in Vue with v-model
    • State Management with Vuex
    • HTTP Requests with Axios
    • HTTP Request Handling with Phoenix
    • Ecto Schemas
    • Converting Ecto Schemas to Typescript Interfaces
    • Adding CORS to Phoenix Server
    • Listing all Products
    • Adding Components to Vue-Router
  • Writing tests with Jest
    • Testing Our Components
    • Adding Notifications
  • Build Customer Management Features
    • Modeling Customer in Typescript
    • Implementing Customer
    • Talking with Phoenix Backend
    • Building the Customer View
    • Testing Customer Functionity using Jest
  • Refactoring Our Frontend
    • Introducing a Base Service
    • Refactoring Services to use Base Service
  • Refactoring and adding tests for Backend
  • Adding Order Management
    • Renaming Fields in Ecto Schema
    • Modeling JSON representation for Order
    • Fixing Failing Tests
    • Building Order Views
    • Implementing Order Service
  • Adding new features to Order Management
    • Implementing Autocomplete
    • Caching Results using GenServer
    • Add Cache to Application
    • Visualizing GenServer with Observer
    • Building Autocomplete UI Vue Component
    • Integrating Autocomplete with Orders
    • Adding Search to Base Service
  • Fixing failing Elixir tests
  • Deploying our application using Docker
    • Initialize a new release
    • Compiling and build release
    • Starting the server
    • Deploying Static files with Nginx and docker
    • Docker file for Phoenix Server
    • Running Postgres migrations from Docker
    • Dockerfile for VueJS client
    • Start docker compose with Nginx and Phoenix app
  • Making our UI user friendly
    • Building a HomePage
    • Embedding Views with Vue Slots

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