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Using Yeoman with J2EE Backend #743

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lauterry opened this Issue · 4 comments

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@lauterry

Hi everyone

I'm actually a front-end developer and I enjoy using yeoman and yeoman server, which make my front-end app running on http://localhost:3351

However I'm having my back end API running in a Tomcat Server on http://localhost:8000

I'm coming at a point where I don't know how to benefit from fast reloading with yeoman server and make my front end app communicate with my back end API.

I don't want to abandon yeoman server and the whole watching and reloading.

How can I get around this and still use yeoman when calling the backend ?

Thank you for you reply

Best regards

Thierry LAU

@bbrouwer

Let me know if you come up with a good solution. I am hoping for the exact same thing.

@matleclaire

+1

Hi,
I'm looking for the same thing too !
Yeoman sounds great but how can we use it with a backend (no mocks) ?

@vkurchatkin

I have found a simple solution for this problem:
1) You need to enable CORS support on your server (some tips can be found here http://www.w3.org/wiki/CORS_Enabled)
2) Add a variable which points to your server url and use it in your ajax code. In production you can leave it empty or relative.

This, of course, suits only ajax apps.

@sindresorhus
Yeoman member

In 1.0, livereload is decoupled from the server and should work with whatever backend you use.

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