Mastering KnockoutJS

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Learn
  • Add custom binding handlers to extend functionality
  • Customize binding syntax using preprocessors and binding providers
  • Build reusable controls with the web components system, new to Knockout 3.2
  • Organize viewmodels and modules in real web applications
  • Use Durandal to create fully-featured Single Page Applications (SPA)
  • Explore Knockout's source code with detailed explanations to update the UI dynamically
  • Create full web applications using binding preprocessors, node preprocessors, and the Knockout Punches library
  • Customize Knockout to add functionality and integrate with third-party libraries
About

Knockout is a standalone JavaScript implementation of the Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM) pattern with templates.

Mastering KnockoutJS will guide you through web application development with the Knockout library. Starting with covering the basics of KnockoutJS, you will learn how to add new behaviors with custom bindings and preprocessors. Then you will get to see how to make reusable components and organize modules in larger web applications.

This book will teach you how to use a declarative syntax for creating user interfaces that automatically sync with the changing data. You will also learn to organize applications with the MVVM pattern, which helps you stay organized and simplifies the process of continued product growth.

Finally, you will cover popular open source plugins such as Knockout punches and Durandal to see what is possible with Knockout's extensible API.

Features
  • Customize Knockout to add functionality and integrate with third-party libraries
  • Create full web applications using binding preprocessors, Node preprocessors, and the Knockout Punches library
  • In a step-by-step manner, explore the Knockout ecosystem by looking at popular plugins as well as the Durandal Framework
Page Count 270
Course Length 8 hours 6 minutes
ISBN 9781783981007
Date Of Publication 26 Nov 2014

Authors

Timothy Moran

Timothy Moran has been working in the field of software for the last 4 years. He started with desktop development for .NET and moved on to web development for a variety of technologies. Timothy began using Knockout shortly after the release of Version 1.3 and has since used it in several projects personally and professionally. He also provides community support by answering questions on StackOverflow.

This is Timothy's first title.