Server-Side Rendering vs. Client-Side Rendering

Learn about the different rendering types and decide which one is suitable for our application.


In terms of APIs, one of our goals is to make the applications perform better. Let’s take an example of a video hosting site. We might notice that it takes a while for the thumbnails of the videos to load, as shown in the illustration on the right. Suppose this video hosting site utilizes an optimized API gateway. However, the content may still be displayed after a significant delay. There are multiple reasons for having higher latency, with rendering being the most common. Rendering is described as the process of utilizing HTML, CSS, and JavaScript code into an interactive web page or depicting the web page in the browser.

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