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Backbone.js: A practical beginner's guide

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  • 1h 1m
  • ★★★⋆☆

Build a complex, single-page app with ease

This course is an introduction to the concepts of Backbone.js and the problems Backbone.js was created to solve. We examine a working case study app showing appropriate organization of JavaScript files and discuss how Backbone.js integrates with the back end and how to manipulate the front end.


What you'll learn

  • Bring MVC structure to the front end
  • Use models to represent data
  • Represent DOM elements, models, and collections in views
  • Use collections to manage models
  • Discover effective routing

Who should do this

This course is for front-end developers that want to build structured web apps, especially complex single-page apps.

  • ★★☆☆☆

    This is not a "practical guide." This is actually a summary overview of Backbone's important features, which is indeed worth watching. Don't waste your time trying to get the demo application running locally, as it requires a deep chain of Read more
    dependencies and it's difficult a "beginner" to debug. I would watch this to get a sense of what Backbone can do, and then find practical information elsewhere.
  • ★★★☆☆

    I am little bit disappointed that it didn't live up to my expectation. It was very quick at times and I have seen few backbones.js fundamentals videos online and they were more comprehensive and practical than this. May be it should be more long than Read more
    just one hour or so to make it more thoroughly for beginners.
  • ★★★★★

    Good intro course with examples.
  • ★★★★★

    It was a good pace and balance between talking to non-developers and developers.
  • ★★★★☆

    Good course. Learned a lot.
  • ★★★★☆

    In a short time the course explained All Backbone.js basics leaving a solid foundation
  • ★★★★★

    Very nice introduction to backbone.js
  • ★★★★★

    I liked this course. Andy succinctly gave a clear presentation of the salient architectural points of backbone.js and illustrated them well in the examples.
  • ★☆☆☆☆

    Horrible quality, information was so basic it hurt.
  • ★★☆☆☆

    I wouldn't call this a course, rather a high level introduction to Backbone.js. The sample app is ok, but no info on how to build it, just info on what it does
  • ★★★★☆

    A very clear and well presented overview of how a Backbone app fits together, though not really followable (this is NOT a tutorial).
  • ★★☆☆☆

    an introduction, some kind of quick review code from his app then... I'm still wanna learn backbone...
  • ★☆☆☆☆

    I'm a "Beginner Backbone.js", but I feel this course not for beginners, and the download files need a lot of requirements to be known
  • ★☆☆☆☆

    I am a Front End developer and after the first three videos it was clear to me that as a "beginner" learning backbone.js, I am not Andy's target audience.
  • ★★★☆☆

    Great content. Instructor needs to improve his delivery to flow more smoothly (the few coding mistakes during delivery were a little distracting for me)

Backbone.js: A practical beginner's guide

Build a complex, single-page app with ease

Lesson 1: Introduction
3:39
Lesson 2: Models
22:27
Lesson 3: Views
15:04
Lesson 4: Collections
10:44
Lesson 5: Routers
8:18
Lesson 6: Conclusion
0:59

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