Home | Amazing | Today | Tags | Publishers | Years | Account | Search 
Backbone.js Cookbook

Buy
Backbone.js Cookbook, 9781782162728 (1782162720), Packt Publishing, 2013

For JavaScript developers the Backbone.js framework is full of potential. This book, with its accessible recipes, allows you to get to grips with building modern frontend web applications, quickly and easily.

Overview

  • Easy-to-follow recipes to build dynamic web applications
  • Learn how to integrate with various frontend and mobile frameworks
  • Synchronize data with a RESTful backend and HTML5 local storage
  • Learn how to optimize and test Backbone applications

In Detail

There is no doubt that the superior rendering power of HTML5, thin-to-thick client transition and REST style communication created a new era in web development, replacing the outdated approach based on browser plugin technologies. Backone.js allows developers to write lightweight, modular, and scalable JavaScript applications.

Backbone.js Cookbook contains a series of recipes that provide practical, step-by-step solutions to the problems that may occur during frontend application development using an MVC pattern. You will learn how to build Backbone applications utilizing the power of popular Backbone extensions and integrating your app with different third party libraries. You will also learn how to fulfill the requirements of the most challenging tasks.

The first chapter of the book introduces you to the MVC paradigm and teaches you how to architect rich Internet applications operating with basic concepts of Backbone.js. During the reading of this book you will learn how to solve challenging problems leveraging Backbone objects such as models, collections, views, routers, and so on.

You learn how to use forms, layouts, templating engines, and other Backbone extensions, which will help you to complete specific features of your application. You will understand how to bind a model to a DOM element. You will see how perfectly Backbone.js integrates with third party libraries and frameworks such as jQuery, Zepto, Underscore.js, Require.js, Mustache.js, Twitter Bootstrap, jQueryMobile, PhoneGap and many others. This book will guide you in how to optimize and test your applications, create your own Backbone extensions, and share them with the open source community.

With the help of Backbone.js Cookbook, you will learn everything you need to know to create outstanding rich Internet applications using the JavaScript programming language.

What you will learn from this book

  • Architecting and building dynamic web applications in an MVC style
  • Modeling business logic with Backbone models and collections
  • Rendering data with Backbone views
  • Routing URLs within your application
  • Communicating with a RESTful service
  • Using HTML5 local storage to store models and collections
  • Optimizing and testing Backbone applications
  • Writing your own Backbone extensions
  • Ensuring compatibility with search engines
  • Creating mobile apps with jQueryMobile and PhoneGap

Approach

This is a Cookbook with easy-to-follow recipes, containing practical and detailed examples which are all fully backed up with code, illustrations, and tips to dig deep into Backbone.js.

Who this book is written for

This book is great for JavaScript developers who want to learn how to build advanced frontend applications with the Backbone.js framework. This book can be used in educational institutions to teach students how to build frontend applications in an MVC manner.

It's assumed that you have some experience in jQuery, and are familiar with HTML.

(HTML tags aren't allowed.)

Programming Fundamentals: A Modular Structured Approach Using C++
Programming Fundamentals: A Modular Structured Approach Using C++
The approach of this text is to take learners through a progression of materials in order to develop skills of modular, structured programming. The text was written, for the most part, without consideration of a specific programming language. However, in many cases the C++ language is discussed as part of the explanation of the concept. Often...
Object Oriented Programming With C++
Object Oriented Programming With C++

The book aims at providing an all-round enrichment of knowledge in the area of object-oriented programming with C++ as the implementation of language. The author has used simple language to explain critical concepts of object-oriented programming and for...

Introduction to the Design and Analysis of Algorithms (3rd Edition)
Introduction to the Design and Analysis of Algorithms (3rd Edition)
Based on a new classification of algorithm design techniques and a clear delineation of analysis methods, Introduction to the Design and Analysis of Algorithms presents the subject in a coherent and innovative manner. Written in a student-friendly style, the book emphasizes the understanding of ideas over excessively formal...

Graphs, Networks and Algorithms (Algorithms and Computation in Mathematics)
Graphs, Networks and Algorithms (Algorithms and Computation in Mathematics)
This new third edition has again been thoroughly revised, even though the changes are not as extensive as in the second edition. Of course, the general aims of the book have remained the same.

In particular, I have added some additional material, namely two new sections concerning graphical codes (which provides a
...
C Programming Absolute Beginner's Guide (3rd Edition)
C Programming Absolute Beginner's Guide (3rd Edition)

Updated for C11

 

Write powerful C programs…without becoming a technical expert! This book is the fastest way to get comfortable with C, one incredibly clear and easy step at a time. You’ll learn all the...

Assembly Language for Intel-Based Computers (4th Edition)
Assembly Language for Intel-Based Computers (4th Edition)
For undergraduate courses in assembly language programming and introductory courses in computer systems and computer architecture. This complete and fully updated study of assembly language for the IBM-PC teaches students how to write and debug programs at the machine level. Based on the Intel processor family, the text simplifies and...
©2019 LearnIT (support@pdfchm.net) - Privacy Policy