Chapter 6. Interfacing with the server side without using Ember Data

This chapter covers

  • Learning what Ember.js expects from your data layer
  • Defining a generic model object that acts as the model layer for the application
  • Fetching, persisting, and deleting data using jQuery Ajax calls
  • Integrating your model layer with Ember Router through the web application used for the Ember Fest conference

Ember Data will become a remarkable product; however, it’s not ready for production use at the time I’m writing this. Even though you can interact with the server side in the same way you’re used to with jQuery, Ember.js does require some extra thought before implementing a sane strategy for retrieving and persisting data between your Ember.js application ...

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