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Better Backbone Applications with MarionetteJS by Joseph Zimmerman, Smashing Magazine

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Chapter 7: Region and Layout

In the first chapter, you may remember me mentioning being able to add Regions to the Application object with some simple configuration. At that point I didn’t go into many details about the specifics of a Region; nor did I give many details any of the other times it was mentioned throughout the chapters, but finally we’ve reached the point where I divulge the intimate inner workings of the amazing Region! Not only that, but we have a double-header because this chapter also talks about Layout.

Why do both in one chapter? Well, Layout is simply a special type of ItemView that contains Regions. We’ve already spent a lot of time discussing ItemView and soon all the secrets of Region will be revealed, so there really won’t ...

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