Doing mobile web apps can be challenging, not that it’s really harder than doing desktop style app, it’s just different. When doing mobile web you need to focus on simplicity & performance.
When I started dabbling into doing mobile web apps with Backbone.js I really wanted to abstract from the start the mobile part to focus on building great apps. That’s why I builded Backbone Mobile Components.
It’s 7 components that helps you doing mobile with backbone easier. It also … Read the rest
I don’t know about you, but backbone.js always left me crave for more. It’s the simplicity of it that makes me want to learn how others are using it to solve real world problems. When I’ve started work on Clevertim CRM, which heavily uses backbone.js, I wanted to read about some of the real world problems and their solutions, in order to reuse as much as possible, rather than spend time re-inventing the wheel. In the end, I had … Read the rest
Every developers dreams of having it’s own command line and generators, well GruntJS, makes this easy. I recently created a small plugins that helps you create your own generators for backbone or any projects : grunt-bb-generate.
It follows the DFGIMW mantra (don’t fucking get in my way). It aims at be easily modifiable to fit any architecture being backbone or others.
In this session, Brad will show how to build a real-time layer on top of an existing Rails application’s authorization and resource logic so that you can build on top of the hard work already invested in your Rails application.
In this talk Sarah demystify Backbone, Sarah show several very different ways she used it on real Rails apps. You’ll get a feel for the circumstances when Backbone makes sense, and moreover, when each of the different approaches to Backbone make sense.
This week I launched an online wedding planner called WeddingDeck. Weddingdeck has backbone in it’s heart. There has been ups and downs while using it, and I wanted today to talk about a couple of stuff that happened to me along the road.
Defining your structure
There is no predefined structure shipped with backbone. Much like jQuery in fact, you kind of have to make your own. Personally I would prefer if there was a preferred structure explained (just … Read the rest