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Backbone.js

A talk by Nick Gauthier

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March 23, 2011 3:00 PM

Using Backbone.js - Many of us use javascript as the icing on our web application cake, but what happens when you want to make the entire cake out of icing? Chaining ajax calls to manipulate the dom gets hairy fast. BackboneJS is an event-driven javascript MVC framework that helps you lay the foundation of your application that can sustain long-term development. In this presentation, we'll focus on introducing the audience to backbone and showing how it can be used with a RESTful JSON API.

Nick Gauthier is a developer at 410 Labs, working on Shortmail.com, which is built with backbone. Nick is a seasoned Rails developer diving head first into the world of javascript web applications.

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