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Application Building Patterns with Backbone.js

Course Summary

This is a different kind of production for us at Tekpub. We're building out an application *that we need to use* and we're open sourcing it as well. We use MongoDB quite often - and many times have wanted to work with a MongoDB explorer much like the Rave

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    Course Syllabus

    ● What is BackboneJS? Who Cares?
        ◦ What is BackboneJS and Why Use It?
        ◦ Installation and Setup
        ◦ Getting Started
    ● A Simple View
        ◦ Getting Started and A Simple View
        ◦ Wiring up a View Event
        ◦ Organizing and Summary
    ● The List View
        ◦ Creating a List View
        ◦ Using a Template
        ◦ Organizing and Summary
    ● Collections
        ◦ Working with Collections and Data
        ◦ bind() and an Event Driven Model
        ◦ Refactoring for Clarity
    ● Models
        ◦ Wiring Up Add() Functionality
        ◦ Adding a Delete() Function
        ◦ Using Validations
    ● Refactor 1
        ◦ Refactoring and Using Inheritance
        ◦ Naming: Concepts and Conventions
        ◦ A Cleaner View Structure
    ● Routers
        ◦ Introduction to Complexity
        ◦ Adding in a Router
        ◦ The App Layout and Reducing Duplication
    ● Going Around Backbone, Part 1
        ◦ Introduction and Adding in Mongo Documents-Dev Speed
        ◦ Editing Documents with the Ace Editor
    ● Going Around Backbone, Part 2
        ◦ Cleaning Up: Paying Down Some Technical Debt
        ◦ Getting the Ace Editor to Work Better
        ◦ Hooking Up the Real Document Data
        ◦ Adding Save and Delete
    ● Plugging in MarionetteJS
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Setting Marionette Up
        ◦ Item and List Views
        ◦ Ace Editor Conversion
        ◦ More Marionette Possibilities


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USD 29

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1 - 4 hours / week

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