Kretes adds a layer of additional functionalities on top of
Manage the application lifecycle directly from your editor. No more context switching or manually typing commands to start/stop the application, or to update its dependencies. Everything is in one place, quickly accessible as the editor tasks.
Debug the application in a unified way, whether it's the front-end part, or the back-end part. No need to configure the debugging separately for each new application. Using the same setup you get up to speed so that you can focus on the actual business needs.
Stay in the programming flow thanks to instant TypeScript reloading on the server and on the client. It is no longer needed to wait to recompile your TypeScript projects, with Kretes it happens not only instantly, but also comes with practical improvements via transformers.
Engineer the application using visual, mouse-friendly user interfaces instead of manually typing in the same thing over and over again. It is not only less error-prone, but makes interactions faster and allows to shape the application faster.
Kretes promotes the use of plain SQL on the persistance layer over higher-level abstractions. It integrates SQL files on-the-fly into your codebase. In addition, Kretes provides a typesafe query builder.
Kretes bridges front-end & backend programming by using a single programming language, TypeScript, across these two separate layers. Such approach simplifies not only the development, but also the tooling.
Kretes aims to provide a first-class support for WebAssembly.
Kretes leverages GraphQL to simplify the front-end code with easier to handle data fetching using a common contract expressed via the data graph as a central point in your architecture.
Kretes glues together various libraries and technologies for creating web applications using familiar building blocks instead of trying to unnecessarily reinvent the wheel.
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