Some notes on how to build web apps with no, or minimal, server code.
That’s great, but what if your device is destroyed or lost? What if I want to do some collaborative editing on something with my SO?
Unhosted web apps also lack a good place to store valuable user data, and servers are good for that. So apart from brokering our connections with the outside world, the server can also function as cloud storage for unhosted web apps. This makes sure your data is safe if your device is broken or lost, and also lets you easily synchronize data between multiple devices.
Oh… so you mean we’re going to send data to a server… That seems to contradict this statement on the front page:
Also known as “serverless”, “client-side”, or “static” web apps, unhosted web apps do not send your user data to their server.
Running 100% client-side apps can be useful for certain usage cases, but this website seems to be more zealous than helpful. It’s also light on details and contradicts itself.