In this book, we will develop a simple contacts application in order to demonstrate how to develop Backbone applications following the principles explained throughout this book. The application should be able to list all the available contacts in RESTful API and provide the mechanisms to show and edit them.
The application starts when the Application infrastructure is loaded in the browser and the
start() method on it is called. It will bootstrap all the common components and then instantiate all the available routers in the subapplications: