Taking Javascript Seriously with Backbone

More and more folks are bringing ever larger pieces of their web applications to the client side. You might begin to do it for raw speed, for a particular visualisation, or for an “application-like” experience, but regardless of why you do it — you’re going to have to start taking your JavaScript seriously.

We’ll discuss how Backbone.js is aimed at the common patterns that JavaScript-heavy web applications rely on, how the pieces work together, and some of the design decisions that give Backbone its flavour.