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Complex Application Development with Backbone.js

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Node.js is a server-side JavaScript engine built on Google’s V8 runtime. Backbone.Marionette is a set of design templates for Backbone.js created to simplify the process of creating large scale applications. In this course, you'll learn about complex JavaScript application development using Backbone.js, server-side databases, node.js and Marionette.

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JavaScript developers who wish to develop web applications using the Backbone.js library


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Complex Application Development with Backbone.js

  • start the course
  • locate, download, and install the Node.js web server, which enables client-server functionality for your Backbone applications on your computer
  • install NPM (Node Packaged Modules) and finalize the installation of the Node.js server used by Backbone.js
  • prepare a JavaScript file in Backbone.js with the basic settings which allow you to run Node
  • render a model to a view in Backbone.js
  • create an application that lets users carry out operations on the server in JavaScript Backbone.js
  • implement MongoDB in JavaScript Backbone.js
  • create a collection for rendering lists in Backbone.js
  • use Backbone.js to create views for displaying array items
  • display List Views with Backbone.js
  • convert a list of items into hyperlinks to serve as navigation in an app using Backbone.js
  • create a Handlebars template, then configure it using Backbone.js
  • add a form view to an application using Backbone.js
  • save user data to a server using Backbone.js
  • add the Backbone.delete method to your Backbone.js application
  • set up and use Backbone.js events
  • respond to objects being changed or added to models using Backbone.js
  • add an event that listens for a click and displays a message using Backbone.js
  • add a change event to a model to track changes to its data using Backbone.js
  • use Backbone.js to listen to bound events
  • use an API event to add another callback in Backbone.js
  • use the listenTo method in JavaScript Backbone.js
  • use the once method in JavaScript Backbone.js
  • include a keypress event that listens for a particular key in a Backbone.js application
  • include an error callback in JavaScript Backbone.js
  • remove the pound sign from URLs in JavaScript Backbone.js
  • populate collections with data from a database in JavaScript Backbone.js
  • code an application to add and delete database records in JavaScript Backbone.js
  • install the Marionette application library for Backbone.js
  • reduce the code needed to create and render views to a single line using Marionette in Backbone.js
  • define an Essential Application Object using Marionette in Backbone.js
  • use Marionette to add regions to your Backbone.js application
  • use Marionette to place aspects of your Backbone.js application within a module
  • use the Backbone LocalStorage library to add storage capability to a Backbone.js application
  • use Marionette to create a layout and define a template and its features for a Backbone.js application
  • use Marionette composite view to add multiple instances of itemView to a collection and apply views in Backbone.js
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