19 November 2012

Backbone.js: harnessing the clutter

Last few months I've been doing a lot of client-side work using Backbone.js as my main building block. It sure helps a developer to remain sane after long hours in this quasi-civilized world of JavaScript and DOM. I've read its annotated source (probably more than ten times to this date), as well as many tips and tutorials. Although we collectively moved light-years ahead of former jQuery-spaghetti madness, I dare to say many things still have some rough edges. This post introduces some of my insights on development wtih Backbone.js.