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EMIKETIC is a team of passionate programmers who fancy real-time and distributed application development. We write here about Meteor, React, modern JavaScript, Elixir, Phoenix and Ruby on Rails.


  1. Wheritics: From agency to product startup life

    When EMIKETIC was first started in 2014, all we knew is that we loved Ruby on Rails. We wished to bring its agility and clarity to small and medium businesses. Which came true to a certain extent. Then we were introduced to the magic of modern JavaScript and the real-time capabilities it was offering. Falling in love with Meteor and React was utter fate and an ineluctable pleasant choice :) …


  2. React DnD for complex drag and drop interfaces

    React DnD is a performant drag and drop library for React, that allows you to create drag and drop interfaces keeping your components separated. …


  3. Create your own download manager using Node.js


    You are about to create a download manager, which queues, starts and repeats over a list of downloadable content. …


  4. Hands On with the New Meteor 1.3

    Meteor 1.3 is here and it’s awesome! Much hype has been going on around it with good reason: 1.3 is a real leap in the Meteor development track with impressive improvements in the way the platform integrates itself in the current JavaScript eco-system. …


  5. Using Rails Variants for Custom Device Templating and Localization

    One of the coolest features introduced in Rails 4.1 is called ActionPack Variants. Simply put, request variants allow you to serve different templates (views) depending on the device type that is making the request. …