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Backbone.js Routers

By Andy Appleton
JavaScript
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Backbone.js routers are used to keep track of state in your app. Routers translate a path in the URL or in a hash of the URL into application state. In other words, routers map a path to a function. In Backbone.js apps, routers are used to instantiate the views, models and collections your app needs.

Learn how to use routers in Backbone.js on this short screencast.

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This video is part of the Backbone.js: A practical beginner’s guide course.

Andy is a London based JavaScript developer at GoCardless, the only payment provider startup to offer a Direct Debit API. While he primarily works with JavaScript on the front end, he also writes Ruby, HTML, and CSS, and has a bit of a fixation with Node.js

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