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How to Get Started With Backbone.js

Backbone.js is a very powerful Javascript library for front end development. Notice that it’s not a framework. The advantage of using a library is that it will give you a lot of flexibility, while the framework has opinionated ways of doing things. Basics of Getting Started with Backbone.js Backbone.js has following components: Views Events Models Collections Routers In this article, we'll focus on Views and Events. Backbone.js has soft dependency on jQuery and hard dependency on UnderscoreJS. So we will focus on including those libraries while linking Backbone.js in your HTML page. We are going to include following libraries within our code: http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.11.3.min.js http://underscorejs.org/underscore-min.js http://backbonejs.org/backbone-min.js Views are components which belongs to single HTML element. So, we make a simple div and we will link it with Backbone.js View. The following code showing `#container` div with the input text box with...

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How To Get Started With AngularJS

AngularJS is the one of the most powerful framework present for front… Read more

Diving Into The Details of Two-Way Data-Binding with AngularJS

Before we get into the details of two way data binding, let’s… Read more

Making Sense of Git – A Visual Perspective

Git is an extremely powerful and popular version control system; however, Git’s… Read more

Which Web Design Courses Will Best Match My Needs?

You want to stay up-to-date with today's web design tools, but these days… Read more

Three Ways to Incorporate Responsive Web Design Best Practices

Raise your hand if the term “Responsive Web Design” has come up… Read more

appendTo and DevelopIntelligence, A New Training Marriage

In November, you may have read the announcement from Mike Hostetler that… Read more

Brainstorming a Creative Project Part 4: Conclusion

So far in this series on creative project brainstorming, we have looked… Read more

Live Long and Prosper with JavaScript

Jonathan Creamer, a JavaScript Engineer here at appendTo, wrote an article published on ModernWeb.com… Read more

A Really Good Second Pair of Eyes

This month (October) is my two-year anniversary at appendTo. Two years may… Read more