I’m by no means an expert in Backbone.js. I created this post because I had difficulty understanding backbone, and I hope that the information that I provide will help others grasp Backbone.js a little faster. This post is directed to individuals who understand the concepts of Backbone.js, but are having a difficult time implementing a simple solution.
This post provides a simple example on Backbone.js Routers, Models and Collections and Views. I’m going to try to make this example extremely simple. But also show key Backbone.js concepts
I’m probably not the best writer. It would take me days, if I were to validate all the grammar, spelling and such. So I’m just going to try to get it done. Even though the grammar and such may not be perfect, the technical parts of the article should be correct. I hope you enjoy.
A few months after writting this post, my priorites and technology direction changed. For probably 6 months I did little work with Backbone.js. When I came back to Backbone.js in November, I was a little lost. I had to become familar with the technology once again. I thought it would be a good opportunity to write about Backbone.js basics. Here are posts where I describe the basics of Backbone.js.
- Re-Learning Backbone.js
- Re-Learning Backbone.js – Models
- Re-Learning Backbone.js – Templates (Underscore)
- Re-Learning Backbone.js – View Basics
- Re-Learning Backbone.js – View Render
- Re-Learning Backbone.js – Model Binding Events
- Re-Learning Backbone.js – Binding Models to Views
- Re-Learning Backbone.js – View Events
- Re-Learning Backbone.js – Collections
- Re-Learning Backbone.js – Events (Pub-Sub)
- Re-Learning Backbone.js – Nested Views
This post will be based on a contrived idea of displaying a list of movies at a theater.
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