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Backbone.js Cookbook by Vadim Mirgorod

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Chapter 1. Understanding Backbone

In this chapter, we will cover the following points:

  • Designing an application with the MVC pattern
  • Defining business logic with models and collections
  • Modeling an application's behavior with views and a router
  • Creating an application structure from scratch
  • Writing your first Backbone application
  • Implementing URL routing in your application
  • Extending an application with plugins
  • Contributing to the Backbone project

Introduction

Backbone.js is a lightweight JavaScript framework that is based on the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern and allows developers to create single-page web applications. With Backbone, it is possible to update a web page quickly using the REST approach with a minimal amount of data transferred between ...

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