Book review: Backbone.js patterns and best practices

Backbone-Practices

I developed a few large scale apps with Backbone.js and always looking to improve the way I’m developing these apps, there is always something new (patterns, plugins, frameworks, libraries, etc). So I picked up this book and decided to give it a try. I have teamed up with Packt Publishing to organize a giveaway of Continue…

JavaScript templates

javascript-templates

JavaScript is the most used programming language now, it’s very powerful and can do more than home page slideshow or animations. AJAX is a big part of JavaScript and one of the reasons this language is so popular. It’s possible to get any content from the server and send any content back to server, two Continue…

Backbone.js explained

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Backbone.js is one of many javascript MVC frameworks, others are Angular.js, Phantom.js, Ember.js. Why backbone? It’s very small, only 6K minified, not opinionated, meaning it doesn’t dictate how you should organize your code. A lot of big companies (like Pandora, USA Today, New York Times, Rdio) use backbone.js to power their web applications. What can Continue…