Improve the performance and maintainability of web applications using RequireJS with Packt's new eBook

May 2013 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the publication of Instant Dependency Management with RequireJS, a concise guide on how to improve the performance and maintainability of JavaScript applications with RequireJS. Packed with step-by-step instructions and practical examples, this book covers basic and advanced techniques to use with the AMD script loader, RequireJS.

About the Author: Greg Franko is a JavaScript Engineer at AddThis and the maintainer of several popular open source JavaScript projects. He is also a technical writer who blogs regularly at http://gregfranko.com and has contributed to the O'Reilly open source book Backbone.js Fundamentals. Greg has also worked as a software engineer at AOL, where he created the mobile web registration apps for AOL.com, AOL Mail, MapQuest, Aim, and The Huffington Post.

Asynchronous Module Definition (AMD) script loaders are fast becoming one of the most popular tools for improving the performance and maintainability of front-end web applications. RequireJS stands out as the most popular AMD script loader, and comes packed with amazing features.

Instant Dependency Management with RequireJS will show readers how to convert their JavaScript applications to an AMD workflow, using simple to advanced techniques. It covers how to create AMD modules to make web applications more maintainable, how to use jQuery, jQueryUI, Backbone.js, Lodash.js, Jasmine, and other third-party libraries with RequireJS, how to incorporate RequireJS plugins to dynamically render JavaScript templates and optimize JavaScript files, and how to unit test a RequireJS application.

This book is for intermediate to advanced JavaScript developers who are interested in learning more about AMD specifications and RequireJS.

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