model.isNew() can be quite useful, this method can be interesting when handling and changing forms behaviors from adding new items, to updating and deleting them. At first I did not quite understand how isNew() was working internally and, one day it just stopped working and that was frustrating!
It’s all about the id
One thing I like to do is prepopulate my fields with defaults values. Backbone has a great feature for that, when instantiating a model you can pass… Read the rest