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KnockoutJS Web Development by John Farrar

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Chapter 1. Getting Started with KnockoutJS

Welcome to the power and wonder of the world of KnockoutJS. In this chapter, we will start down the road to win with AJAX HTML applications AJAX HTML applications. This chapter will focus on:

  • Installing KnockoutJS
  • Understanding what MVVM means
  • Binding elements with the Knockout library
  • Accelerating and simplifying coding using developer tools in modern browsers
  • Creating functions for consumption with Knockout
  • Automating the computing of values directly with Knockout
  • Working with functions outside of Knockout

Installing KnockoutJS

First, make sure you have a working website set up on a server. It can be as simple as plain old HTML if you only want to learn those features or any of the productive web platforms out ...

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