Backbone.js Blueprints

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Learn
  • Discover seven different ways to create your own frontend Backbone.js applications
  • Create complex interfaces while keeping the code adaptable through Backbone Views
  • Control your applications' screens with simplicity through a Backbone router
  • Utilize Marionette and Chaplin, the Backbone extension frameworks
  • Build a Node.js server to manage the models your frontend application sends to it and requests from it
  • Work with templates that manage the heavy lifting of your view
  • Precompile your view for extra efficiency
  • Use Backbone extension libraries to create effective applications with less coding
About

Backbone.js is an open source, JavaScript library that helps you to build sophisticated and structured web apps. It's important to have well-organized frontend code for easy maintenance and extendability. With the Backbone framework, you'll be able to build applications that are a breeze to manage.

In this book, you will discover how to build seven complete web applications from scratch. You'll learn how to use all the components of the Backbone framework individually, and how to use them together to create fully featured applications. In addition, you'll also learn how Backbone thinks so you can leverage it to write the most efficient frontend JavaScript code.

Through this book, you will learn to write good server-side JavaScript to support your frontend applications. This easy-to-follow guide is packed with projects, code, and solid explanations that will give you the confidence to write your own web applications from scratch.

Features
  • Gain insights into the inner working of Backbone to leverage it better
  • Exploit Backbone combined with the features of a Node powered server
  • Learn how to build seven step-by-step frontend applications
Page Count 256
Course Length 7 hours 40 minutes
ISBN 9781783286997
Date Of Publication 19 May 2014

Authors

Andrew Burgess

Andrew Burgess writes code and writes about code. While he dabbles with around half a dozen different programming languages, JavaScript is his favorite and is also his first love. He's been writing tutorials for Nettuts+ since 2009, and he has been creating screencasts for Tuts+ since 2012. He's written a few small e-books on other web development topics; some of them are:

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