ISBN 9789351101437,Developing Backbone.Js Applications

Developing Backbone.Js Applications


Addy Osmani


Shroff Publishers



Shroff Publishers

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9789351101437

ISBN-10 9351101436


Number of Pages 396 Pages
Language (English)

Computer software

If you want to build your sites frontend with the single-page application (SPA) model, this hands-on book shows you how to get the job done with Backbone.js. You ll learn how to create structured JavaScript applications, using Backbones own flavor of model-view-controller (MVC) architecture.

Start with the basics of MVC, SPA and Backbone, then get your hands dirty building sample applications a simple Todo list app, a Restful book library app and a modular app with Backbone and Require JS. Author Addy Osmani, an engineer for Google s Chrome team, also demonstrates advanced uses of the framework.
Learn how Backbone.js brings MVC benefits to the client-side
Write code that can be easily read, structured and extended
Work with the Backbone.Marionette and Thorax extension frameworks
Solve common problems youll encounter when using Backbone.js
Organize your code into modules with AMD and RequireJS
Paginate data for your Collections with the Backbone.Paginator plugin
Bootstrap a new Backbone.js application with boilerplate code
Use Backbone with jQuery Mobile and resolve routing problems between the two
Unit-test your Backbone apps with Jasmine, QUnit and SinonJS