General Assembly Boston - Building Web Apps with Backbone.js

When: Sat February 02, 2013 12:00 pm

Organization: General Assembly Boston

Location: GA Boston, Cambridge Innovation Center, One Broadway, 5th Floor, Cambridge, MA



Client-side Web Apps

  • When to use client-side architecture
  • Advantages and drawbacks of client-side apps
  • RESTful APIs and SOA
  • Request / response model and managing state in the browser


  • Models
  • Collections
  • Views
  • Routers
  • Sync

ABOUT THIS workshop

Learn the basics of building client-side web applications with the powerful Backbone library. Discover how to avoid common pitfalls and leverage consistent best practice approaches for building rich and robust web applications that live in the browser. Whether you are a front-end developer looking to go beyond layout and UI design to building applications themselves, or a back-end developer trying to make the jump to the client, this class can help you expand across the technology stack

Prereqs & Preparation

Students should be familiar with JavaScript, HTML, and basic CSS