Build Your First Backbone.js App

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Learn about the client-side framework that has your back

  • Last Updated Jul 2017
  • 8 Video Lessons
  • 2 hours 45 minutes
  • 2023 Happy Students

About the course

With client-side frameworks gaining so much popularity these days, you will notice very quickly that Backbone.js is one of the most prominent among them. Why? Well because it’s aimed at rapid and simple web development while keeping your code maintainable and well-ordered, and who doesn’t like that?

Learn all about the advantages of using this framework in this course. Ilya Bodrov will get you started with Backbone.js and guide you into writing a simple one-page web app using Local Storage, Handlebars.js and Twitter Bootstrap.

  • Last Updated Jul 2017
  • 8 Video Lessons
  • 2 hours 45 minutes
  • 2023 Happy Students

Courses Outline

Lesson 1: Course Introduction
Course Introduction
3:00
Prerequisites and Installation
3:33
Backbone.js and You
4:29
Other Technologies Used Throughout This Course
4:07
Lesson 2: Laying the Foundations
Preparing the App
6:48
File Structure and Loading the Project
2:17
Planning the App
2:02
Lesson 3: Views
Meet the View
6:09
Drafting Events List View
5:41
Binding Events
4:24
Using Handlebars.js Templates
6:31
Styling and Organizing the App
1:51
Precompiling Handlebars.js Templates
6:18
Quiz
Lesson 4: Models and collections
Your First Model
6:31
Introducing Collections
6:32
Rendering Collection
3:11
Binding Events to Collections
7:32
Adding Form to Create New Items
8:11
Removing Items
5:49
Adding Validations
7:15
Lesson 5: Working with routes
Routing in Backbone.js
1:52
Creating Backbone.js Router
5:14
Adding Routes
9:44
Generating Custom Identifiers
5:37
Quiz
Lesson 6: Refactoring and Finalizing the App
Proper Naming
2:18
Reducing Code Duplication Using Inheritance
5:31
Introducing Layouts
5:07
Working with Regions
8:16
Introducing Application Layout
4:42
Lesson 7: Working with Backbone’s Plugins
Introduction to Backbone.js Plugins
1:32
Better Validations
9:21
Using StickIt to introduce Data Binding
3:31
Quiz
Lesson 8: Conclusion
Conclusion
0:49
  • Last Updated Jul 2017
  • 8 Video Lessons
  • 2 hours 45 minutes
  • 2023 Happy Students