In addition to server-side micro frameworks, a number of client-side micro frameworks have also appeared. Many aim to provide a simple means to send data from end-to-end with a clear separation of concerns. In this recipe, we'll take a look at Backbone, specifically at integration of Backbone with its models (an abstraction of our interface with a backend) and collections (a means of managing multiple models).
To set up a basic page and install jQuery and Highcharts, refer to the Getting ready section of the Creating your first chart recipe from Chapter 1, Getting Started with Highcharts.
We will, however, need to make some small changes as shown in the following steps:
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