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Backbone.js Interactivity


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by Geoffrey Grosenbach and David Goodlad. Graphics by Paula Lavalle. Music by Giles Bowkett.

Works with the latest Backbone 0.9.2!

Part I was an instant hit.

This is Part II of our Backbone.js tutorial series. In this 57 minute screencast you’ll complete the Backbone.js client-side music player application. Along the way you’ll learn to:

  • Handle user actions
  • Use models and collections together
  • Build program flow around data changes
  • Work with native elements such as HTML5 Audio
  • Work with templates more efficiently
  • Customize templates for multiple uses

Part III is now available!

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Includes a typed transcript full code samples. Part III will cover REST and API-based data storage and use with Rails 3.1 (currently in production…coming in November)!


You’ll do best if you’ve viewed Part I in this series, covering the basics of Backbone Models, Views, and Routers.

Revision 2 (Notes) · Updated: Jul 11, 2012 · Length: 57 min · 150 MB

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