Welcome to Backbone.js tutorial, this tutorial will provide high level view of Backbone library to build client-side application. In this tutorial we will start with the basics of Backbone, how backbone models and collections can be used to develop and application, how views can be used to render the data using underscore templates, then moving further we will learn how backbone routing can be used to provide history support and backbone events can enhance the application. And at last we will learn about how backbone interact with server to get and post the data.
Below are the topics that I will cover in this tutorial:
- What is backbone?
- Environment setup
- Server Interaction
What is Backbone?
You will learn more about each of these concepts in detail as you proceed with this course.
To explain Backbone i will be using Underscore library which provides large range of utility functions and JQuery library to manipulate the HTML stuff throughout the course.
To start with Backbone just copy paste below lines in your html file.