Category Archives: Backbone

Backbone, Links And Resources (4)

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I Coded the Angular Tutorial App in Backbone and it Took 260% More Code

How to Build Stuff with Om | Ronin Hacker

Unsuck your backbone // Speaker Deck

javascript – PhoneGap Memory Management – Stack Overflow

javascript – How do I create multi-page applications with Meteor? – Stack Overflow

Sending GET ,POST requests to the server using Backbone.JS and handling them using Node.JS server in the backend | hackintoshrao

Developing Backbone.js Applications –


Backbone.Marionette is a composite application library for Backbone.js that aims to simplify the construction of large scale JavaScript applications.

An Introduction To Full-Stack JavaScript | Smashing Coding

Boilerplate web app using Backbone.js, ExpressJS, node.js, MongoDB | Kroltech

Zenzey | Gravity On Mars

robashton / look-ma-no-frameworks

Understanding MVC And MVP (For JavaScript And Backbone Developers)

Isomorphic JavaScript: The Future of Web Apps – Airbnb Engineering

Build a real-time team dashboard app (part 2) | Web design | Creative Bloq

The SOOMLA Blog: Complex Single Page Application Architecture with Backbone

Size Does Matter: Choosing a Javascript MVC Framework | Funny AntFunny Ant

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The 10 hottest JavaScript framework projects

My experience with Backbone, Ember and CanJS – Sebastian’s Blog

The triumph of JavaScript

A List of Programming Screencast Series | Virtuous Code


Backbone, Node, Express, and More: An Introduction to Full-Stack JavaScript, with Init.js | Toptal

Knockback.js Home

Building Backbone… by Derick Bailey [Leanpub PDF/iPad/Kindle]

DailyJS: Backbone Fetch Cache, Backbone.VirtualCollection, WTCSS

Developing Backbone.js Applications

Learning Advanced JavaScript via the Backbone.js source code

Our Backbone Stack

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Working With Data in Sails.js | Nettuts+

Pimp my Backbone.View (by replacing with Facebook’s React)

Jeremy Ashkenas – Taking JavaScript Seriously with Backbone.js – YouTube


Developing Backbone.js Applications – O’Reilly Media

Building Single Page Web Applications with Backbone.js, JaxRS, MongoDB, and OpenShift | OpenShift by Red Hat

Building single-page web applications with Ruby on Rails – Selleo Blog

How to build a large, single-page javascript application with Backbone.js

Developing Backbone.js Applications –

Quilt.js | Declarative Backbone Views


Testing Backbone + RequireJS Applications with Jasmine | Simple Thoughts

Game On: Backbone and Ember | Nettuts+

JavaScript Application Architecture with Backbone.js

Building Backbone.js Apps With Ruby, Sinatra, MongoDB and Haml

Script Junkie | Building Mobile JavaScript WebApps With Backbone.js & jQuery: Part I

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My first links on Backbone
An MVC Framework based on MVVM for JavaScript

Script Junkie | Building Mobile JavaScript WebApps With Backbone.js & jQuery: Pa…
Welcome to Part 1 of a two-part tutorial on building complete mobile web applications in JavaScript using DocumentCloud’s Backbone.js, jQuery Mobile and LABjs.In Part 1, I’ll be covering a complete run-down of Backbone 0.5.2’s models, views, collections and routers but also taking you through …

Moved to BackboneJS and JQuery templates

Backbone.js and Django
NOTE: Since this post, both Backbone.js and Tastypie have gone through a lot of changes.  …

Introducing Backbone.Articulation!
Have you ever wished that you can control the lifecycle or serialization/deserialization of your Backbone.Model attributes? Well, now you can!And if you want custom serialization/deserialization, just add toJSON() method and parseJSON or factory method to your classes.Please note the difference …

Filter down the list of all todo items that are finished.Filter down the list to only todo items that are still not finished.We keep the Todos in sequential order, despite being saved by unordered GUID in the database. This generates the next order number for new items.To avoid XSS (not that it …

addyosmani/backbone-fundamentals – GitHub
This is the home of ‘Developing Backbone.js Applications’, an (in-progress) book about the Backbone.js framework for structuring JavaScript applications. It is released under a CC-license.I am quite pleased that this book will be out in physical form in a few months time via O’Reilly Media. Readers …

Ben Nolan – Backbone Mobile Example
After my post yesterday – I decided to extract out an example app from my current work.You can try the app in your browser, or view the source code on github.I’m using the Foursquare API, Backbone.js, Underscore.js, CoffeeScript, jQuery and jQuery Mobile. The application is written in CoffeeScript …

Backbone.js Screencasts – Learn Backbone.js quickly with these screencasts
“Dude! The ‘live’ style of your screencasts is pure genius! It’s cool that I can ‘just watch it’. Your trial and error teaches me more than my own!”

ZURB – Faster Interactions with Backbone.js
So maybe you heard, we released a new version of Notable, and it has some smoking fast interactions.One of the biggest pain points that we kept hearing about, in the previous version, was that moving between the post (viewing) and annotate (adding notes) page was too slow. Both pages were very …

Don’t Execute A Backbone.js Route Handler From Your Code | :de…
I was working on a sample Backbone.js application and I ran into a scenario that seemed like it should have been simple on the surface, but was causing me a tremendous amount of headache. Here’s the basic functionality that I was trying to achieve:This sounds like a fairly trivial list of …

Backbone.js Tutorial – by noob for noobs
The official website describes Backbone.js as a library to supply structure to Javascript heavy web applications. After using Backbone.js for a week I could never see myself building any sort of Javascript functionality regardless of size without using Backbone.js or alternatives.I have decided to …

Using Backbone.js with CoffeeScript
If you start writing an application using Backbone.js and Coffeescript as we did recently, you’ll quickly discover that they are both great tools. However, what you may not notice right away if you’re new to Coffeescript is that there are certain parts of Backbone’s example Todos application that …

Getting Started with Backbone.js | Nettuts+
Unlike its web development peers, JavaScript has never really had much in the way of frameworks to provide structure. Thankfully, in recent years, that’s beginning to change.Today, I’d like to introduce you to Backbone.JS, a sweet little library that makes the process of creating complex, …

codebrew/backbone-rails – GitHub
Easily use backbone.js with rails 3.1

Backbone.js Tutorials
This site is by no means the definitive guide to backbone.js and all corrections and contributions are welcome.

Backbone.js and its API confusion

Roll Your Own Framework With Backbone.js » BuildMobile
Let’s make a collective decision here. We’ll stop treating A-grade mobile phones as aliens, and see them for what they are: powerful, capable devices, running powerful rendering engines.Throwing a framework at your app, such as jQuery Mobile, Sencha, or anything that gives you the popular iOS-like …

Building a single page app with Backbone.js, underscore.js and jQuery
We’ve been finding ourselves building more and more JS heavy apps here at &yet. Until recently, we’ve pretty much invented a custom app architecture for each one.On the server side, we use django to give us an MVC structure to follow. But there’s no obvious structure to your client-side code. There …

Organizing your application using Modules (require.js)
This site is by no means the definitive guide to backbone.js and all corrections and contributions are welcome.Unfortunately Backbone.js does not tell you how to organize your code, leaving many developers in the dark regarding how to load scripts and lay out their development enviroments.This was …

Extensions to Backbone.js to support MongoDB use as a back-end data store.Adds a Backbone.Sync implementation for working with MongoDB databases. Thus you can use Backbone models as usual, just needsa attribute in the Model definition that specifies the MongoDB collection to work with.Moreover, it …

A validation plugin for Backbone.js inspired by Backbone.ModelBinding, and another implementation with a slightly different approach than mine at Backbone.Validations.It’s easy to get up and running. You only need to have Backbone (including underscore.js) in your page before including the …

Backbone-DNode is a server to client integration package for use with, you guessed it, Backbone and DNode. The package brovides both node.js server side code for CRUD and Pubsub routines, as well as the matching client (or server) side routines.The idea is to make writing a real-time Backbone …

Re-using Backbone.js Models on the server with Node.js and to build real-time apps
Node.js is pretty freakin’ awesome, yes. But it’s also been hyped up more than an Apple gadget. As pointed out by Eric Florenzano on his blog a LOT of the original excitement of server-side JS was due to the ability to share code between client and server. However, instead, the first thing …

Mastering Backbone – Day 1 impressions and basic concepts – Sebastien Lachance
I have no real hands-on experience. Only watched some screencasts.I decided to create a little Todo app with Rails to make sure I understand the basics concepts correctly.To define a view, you call the extend method on Backbone.View.A view is used ot render a model so we need to override the render …

Codejobs – Taller 3 – Backbone – Introducción a Backbone on Vimeo

Your source of Javascript :: Free Weekly Javascript newsletter
First of all, I want to thank you Matthew Winter for pointing us an edition mistake. As the priority of this newsletter is to send you high-quality content, here is the correction. “WebStorm 3.0 is not an Eclipse based IDE. WebStorm is based on the IntelliJ IDE which although it has been written in …

Backbone patterns
The problem: Your application needs models to be available on page load.This is mentioned in the official Backbone documentation under the Loading bootstrapped models section.Define your collection data in an inline script in the HTML file. If you have collections for , you may be doing it this …

Building Epic Win With Backbone.js | CodeThinked
I’ll just skip to the chase and start this post off by saying that our Windows VPS Hosting service, Epic Win Hosting has publicly launched! I know that it has been a while, and believe me, we wanted to launch it sooner. We have been in private beta, working out the kinks, but now things have come …

Backbone.js tutorial
I have previously covered Backbone.js here, and it seems to be gaining some steam. As of writing, there doesn’t seems to be that many tutorials though, so here one that tries to get you started with the fundamentals, with minimal extra fuzz:Here‘s the usual demo, you can press the “Add” and “Fake …

getting started for tdd using jasmine and backbone.js | iknuth
Developing in javascript is a fun and exciting process. Debugging code in the browser using firebug can provide instant gratification. Good test coverage is a must when the code you write could potentially be executed in any number of platforms.Writing unit tests isn’t always a priority and peace …

Organizing Your Backbone.js Application With Modules
If you have spent any time looking atBackbone.js, like many others, you are probably amazed by how lightweight, flexible and elegant it is. Backbone.js is incredibly powerful, but not prescriptive in how it should be used. With great power comes great responsibility, and if you’ve tried to use …

etagwerker/chartly – GitHub
Google Charts + Backbone.js

addyosmani/todomvc – GitHub
Developers these days are spoiled with choice when it comes to selecting an MV* framework for structuring and organizing JavaScript web apps. Backbone, Spine, Ember.js (SproutCore 2.0), JavaScriptMVC… The list of new and stable solutions goes on and on, but just how do you decide on which to use …

Testing Backbone applications with Jasmine and Sinon – Part 1 – Tinned Fruit
This is the first in a series of articles demonstrating how to test a Backbone.js application, employing the Jasmine BDD test framework and the Sinon.JS spying, stubbing and mocking library.In this part, we’ll take a brief look at Backbone, and then move on to an introduction to some of the …

Intro To Backbone.js: How A Winforms Developer is At Home In Javascript
Today, I was introduced to Backbone.js and I almost immediately fell in love with it. It’s powerful. It’s elegant. But most of all, it’s a set of design and interaction patterns that I have a lot of experience using.

Building Epic Win With Backbone.js | CodeThinked
I’ll just skip to the chase and start this post off by saying that Epic Win Hosting has publicly launched! I know that it has been a while, and believe me, we wanted to launch it sooner. We have been in private beta, working out the kinks, but now things have come together and so now you can go …

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