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Programming in CoffeeScript by Mark Bates

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11. Example: Todo List Part 2 (Client-side w/ jQuery)

In Chapter 10, “Example: Todo List Part 1 (Server-side),” we had just finished writing the server-side components needed for us to write a todo list application. In this chapter we will write a front end for that application that will run in a browser. We’re going to do this using some pretty fun technology, such as Bootstrap1 from Twitter2 and jQuery.

Priming the HTML with Twitter Bootstrap

Let’s start by setting up some basic styles and HTML for our application. To help get our CSS and styling off to a good start, we are going to use the Bootstrap project from Twitter. Bootstrap is a simple set of CSS and JavaScript files to help you, well, bootstrap your application. It gives you a simple ...

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