Full Stack Web Development with Backbone.js

the way to construct a full-stack software with Backbone.js by way of making the most of JavaScript modules, workflow automation, and Backbone’s interface development blocks. With this useful advisor, writer Patrick Mulder takes skilled backend builders and JavaScript programmers throughout the steps essential to create a completely useful single-page application.

Backbone’s wealthy atmosphere of plugins makes functions more straightforward to layout and scale, yet understanding which instruments to exploit on your venture might be tough. How do you mix perspectives and the information layer with spine, or serve and installation JavaScript resources? You’ll not just examine the solutions to those and plenty of different questions; you’ll additionally detect Backbone’s large variety of use cases.

  • Get began quick through the use of a Backbone.js and Browserify
  • Track country and arrange information with spine types and collections
  • Capture occasions from clients by utilizing perspectives and manipulating the Dom
  • Combine spine perspectives with complex Html templates
  • Use spine to browse distant facts resources from an Api
  • Authenticate and authorize client-side interactions
  • Build a backend Api with Node.js and Restify
  • Set up workflow automation with Bower, Grunt, Yeoman, and RequireJs

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Data Visualization with JavaScript

By Stephen A. Thomas

You've received facts to speak. yet what sort of visualization do you decide, how do you construct it, and the way do you make sure that it really is as much as the calls for of the Web?

In Data Visualization with JavaScript, you will easy methods to use JavaScript, HTML, and CSS to construct the main useful visualizations on your info. step by step examples stroll you thru developing, integrating, and debugging types of visualizations and should have you ever development easy visualizations, like bar, line, and scatter graphs, in no time.

Then you will flow directly to extra complicated issues, together with how to:

  • Create tree maps, warmth maps, community graphs, be aware clouds, and timelines
  • Map geographic facts, and construct sparklines and composite charts
  • Add interactivity and retrieve facts with AJAX
  • Manage facts within the browser and construct data-driven internet applications
  • Harness the ability of the Flotr2, Flot, Chronoline.js, D3.js, Underscore.js, and Backbone.js libraries

If you understand your approach round construction an internet web page yet should not really convinced how one can construct a very good visualization, Data Visualization with JavaScript can assist you get your ft rainy with no throwing you into the deep finish. sooner than you recognize it, you can be good in your technique to growing easy, robust information visualizations.

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HTML5: Up and Running

By Mark Pilgrim

If you do not know concerning the new beneficial properties on hand in HTML5, now could be the time to determine. the newest model of this markup language goes to noticeably swap how you strengthen internet purposes, and this publication offers your first actual examine HTML5's new components and attributes.

Even even though paintings on HTML5 is ongoing, browsers corresponding to Safari, Mozilla, Opera, and Chrome already aid lots of its good points -- and browsers for clever telephones are even farther forward, specially iPhone's MobileSafari browser. With HTML5: Up & Running, you will learn the way this re-creation permits browsers to have interaction with JavaScript even more simply than ahead of. you will additionally learn the way HTML5 can assist boost functions that:

  • Display video at once within the browser, with no need to depend on plugins
  • Work even if a person is offline, via making the most of HTML5's chronic garage
  • Offer a drawing canvas for dynamically generated 2-D images

This concise advisor is the main entire and authoritative e-book you can find at the topic. writer Mark Pilgrim writes the weekly digest for the HTML5 operating staff, and represents Google at meetings on HTML5's services. remain sooner than the curve. Order a replica of this ebook today.

Five belongings you may still find out about HTML5
through Mark Pilgrim

1. It’s now not one giant thing. you could good ask: “How am i able to begin utilizing HTML5 if older browsers don’t aid it?” however the query itself is deceptive. HTML5 isn't really one sizeable factor; it's a selection of person positive factors. so that you can’t notice “HTML5 support,” simply because that doesn’t make any experience. yet you can observe aid for person good points, like canvas, video, or geolocation.

you might imagine of HTML as tags and attitude brackets. That’s an incredible a part of it, yet it’s no longer the complete tale. The HTML5 specification additionally defines how these perspective brackets have interaction with JavaScript, in the course of the rfile item version (DOM). HTML5 doesn’t simply outline video tag; there's additionally a corresponding DOM API for video items within the DOM. you should use this API to realize aid for various video codecs, play a video, pause, mute audio, song how a lot of the video has been downloaded, and every thing else you want to construct a wealthy person event round the video tag itself.

bankruptcy 2 and Appendix A will educate you the way to correctly become aware of aid for every new HTML5 characteristic.

2. You don’t have to throw whatever away. like it or hate it, you can’t deny that HTML four is the main profitable markup structure ever. HTML5 builds on that good fortune. You don’t have to throw away your latest markup. You don’t have to relearn stuff you already be aware of. in the event that your net software labored the day past in HTML four, it is going to nonetheless paintings this present day in HTML5. interval.

Now, with a purpose to enhance your internet functions, you’ve come to the precise position. Here’s a concrete instance: HTML5 helps the entire shape controls from HTML four, however it additionally contains new enter controls. a few of these are long-overdue additions like sliders and date pickers; others are extra refined. for instance, the e-mail enter sort appears to be like similar to a textual content field, yet cellular browsers will customise their onscreen keyboard to enable you to variety e-mail addresses. Older browsers that don’t help the e-mail enter sort will deal with it as a standard textual content box, and the shape nonetheless works without markup alterations or scripting hacks. this implies you can begin bettering your net kinds this day, no matter if a few of your viewers are caught on IE 6.

learn the entire gory information about HTML5 kinds in bankruptcy nine.

three. It’s effortless to get started. “Upgrading” to HTML5 may be so simple as altering your doctype. The doctype may still already be at the first line of each HTML web page. past models of HTML outlined loads of doctypes, and selecting the proper you can actually be difficult. In HTML5, there's just one doctype: !DOCTYPE html

Upgrading to the HTML5 doctype won’t holiday your current markup, simply because the entire tags outlined in HTML four are nonetheless supported in HTML5. however it will let you use -- and validate -- new semantic parts like article, part, header, and footer. You’ll examine all approximately those new parts in bankruptcy three.

four. It already works no matter if you must draw on a canvas, play video, layout higher kinds, or construct internet functions that paintings offline, you’ll locate that HTML5 is already well-supported. Firefox, Safari, Chrome, Opera, and cellular browsers already help canvas (Chapter 4), video (Chapter 5), geolocation (Chapter 6), neighborhood garage (Chapter 7), and extra. Google already helps microdata annotations (Chapter 10). Even Microsoft -- infrequently recognized for blazing the path of criteria aid -- could be aiding so much HTML5 good points within the upcoming web Explorer nine.

every one bankruptcy of this ebook comprises the all-too-familiar browser compatibility charts. yet extra importantly, every one bankruptcy features a frank dialogue of your ideas if you would like to help older browsers. HTML5 good points like geolocation (Chapter 6) and video (Chapter five) have been first supplied by means of browser plugins like Gears or Flash. different good points, like canvas (Chapter 4), will be emulated solely in JavaScript. This booklet will educate you the way to focus on the local beneficial properties of contemporary browsers, with out leaving older browsers at the back of.

five. It’s right here to stick. Tim Berners-Lee invented the area extensive internet within the early Nineties. He later based the W3C to behave as a steward of internet criteria, which the association has performed for greater than 15 years. here's what the W3C needed to say in regards to the way forward for net criteria, in July 2009:

    Today the Director broadcasts that once the XHTML 2 operating team constitution expires as scheduled on the finish of 2009, the constitution aren't renewed. by way of doing so, and by means of expanding assets within the HTML operating workforce, W3C hopes to speed up the growth of HTML5 and make clear W3C’s place in regards to the way forward for HTML.

HTML5 is right here to stick. Let’s dive in.

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PhoneGap Beginner's Guide

It is a step by step consultant written in a casual, pleasant kind, for newcomers to profit construction cross-platform cellular purposes with PhoneGap. you'll find lots of totally defined code and plentiful screenshots within the ebook to ease and accelerate your realizing. This publication is for builders, preferably with net improvement adventure, who're attracted to constructing for the rising cellular industry, yet don't want to profit a brand new SDK for each telephone at the shelf. Readers might be happy with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS, and attracted to studying the recent advances in these applied sciences that let for wealthy, native-style studies.

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Functional Programming in JavaScript

Unlock the powers of useful programming hidden inside JavaScript to construct smarter, purifier, and extra trustworthy net apps

About This Book

  • Discover what practical programming is, why it is powerful, and the way it is utilized in JavaScript
  • Understand and optimize JavaScript's hidden capability as a real practical language
  • Explore the simplest coding practices for real-world applications

Who This publication Is For

If you're a JavaScript developer attracted to studying useful programming, trying to find the quantum bounce in the direction of studying the JavaScript language, or simply are looking to turn into a greater programmer typically, then this ebook is perfect for you. it's geared toward programmers fascinated about constructing reactive frontend apps, server-side apps that wrangle with reliability and concurrency, and every thing in between.

What you are going to Learn

  • Separate middle good judgment from this system kingdom to jot down extra maintainable code
  • Replace gruesome for loops with natural features and recursion
  • Simplify code with procedure chains of natural, higher-order functions
  • Create extra trustworthy code with closures and immutable data
  • Explore lazy overview thoughts and what they could accomplish
  • Develop extra strong functions with currying and serve as composition
  • Use gives you, functors, monads, and serve as factories

In Detail

This is a fast moving consultant that can assist you to jot down real-world purposes by using quite a lot of practical options and styles.

The publication first explores the middle strategies of practical programming universal to all sensible languages, with examples in their use in JavaScript. it really is via a entire roundup of practical programming libraries for JavaScript that minimizes the load of digging deep into JavaScript to show a collection of instruments that makes useful programming not only attainable yet hugely handy. The e-book then rounds off with an outline of the right way to successfully use and combine practical programming with object-oriented programming.

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Instant Ember.js Application Development How-to

By Marc Bodmer

Your first step in developing impressive internet applications


  • Learn anything new immediately! a brief, quick, centred advisor offering instant effects.
  • Create semantic HTML templates utilizing Handlebars.
  • Lay the root for big internet purposes utilizing the most recent model of Ember.js in a simple to keep on with format.
  • Follow transparent and concise examples to accumulate an absolutely operating application.

In Detail

Ember.js is a frontend net improvement framework that organizes your JavaScript into fresh, reusable code. With its robust instruments and ideas at your disposal you could create huge scale internet purposes that rival local applications.

No subject how titanic your program will get, Ember.js makes your code manageable.

"Instant Ember.js program improvement: How-to" is a pragmatic consultant that gives you with transparent step by step examples. The in-depth examples consider the most important ideas and provides you a superb origin to extend your wisdom and your skills.

That might help you employ the facility of Ember.JS on your applications.

As you move during the preliminary examples you'll start to advance an realizing of the way Ember.js organizes your frontend improvement. interpreting extra you'll find how the Model-View-Controller structure (MVC) is integrated into Ember.js. we are going to advisor you thru the fundamentals of Handlebars HTML templates, earlier than ultimately diving into how routing works inside of an software and the way the nation of the appliance alterations because the consumer interacts with it.

Instant Ember.js program improvement: How-to will train you to construct ambitiously huge net purposes with functional examples.

What you'll examine from this book

  • Determine the place and the way to include Ember.js.
  • Get to grasp the MVC architecture.
  • Create an Ember version, view, and controller.
  • Define semantic Handlebars HTML templates.
  • Enhance Ember.js versions with computed houses and bindings.
  • Import exterior information into an Ember.js application.
  • Build a router in your application.


Filled with useful, step by step directions and transparent reasons for crucial and beneficial projects. Get the activity performed and research as you cross. A how-To e-book with functional recipes followed with wealthy screenshots for simple comprehension.This publication follows a recipe-based strategy that may be used either for challenge fixing or getting all started with Ember.js. despite your ability point you need to locate this booklet beneficial and useful to any of your software improvement projects.

Who this booklet is written for

Are you a frontend developer whose code has gotten uncontrolled? This booklet also will exhibit you the way you should use Ember.js to make your internet software effortless to regulate because it raises in complexity. whether you have got by no means used Ember.js earlier than, yet have HTML and JS talents, this advisor may also help you wake up to hurry in no time.

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JavaScript & jQuery: The Missing Manual (Missing Manuals)

By David Sawyer McFarland

JavaScript permits you to supercharge your HTML with animation, interactivity, and visible effects—but many net designers locate the language tough to profit. This easy-to-read consultant not just covers JavaScript fundamentals, but additionally exhibits you ways to save lots of effort and time with the jQuery and jQuery UI libraries of prewritten JavaScript code. You’ll construct web content that suppose and act like laptop programs—with very little programming.

The very important belongings you have to know:

  • Pull again the curtain on JavaScript. tips on how to construct a easy application with this language.
  • Get up to the mark on jQuery. fast gather JavaScript courses that paintings good on a number of internet browsers.
  • Transform your person interface. study jQuery UI, the JavaScript library for interface beneficial properties like layout subject matters and controls.
  • Make your pages interactive. Create JavaScript occasions that react to customer actions.
  • Use animations and effects. construct drop-down navigation menus, pop-ups, automatic slideshows, and more.
  • Collect information with internet forms. Create easy-to-use types that determine extra exact customer responses.
  • Practice with residing examples. Get step by step tutorials for internet tasks you could construct yourself.

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By Brad Green, Shyam Seshadri

Develop smaller, lighter net apps which are basic to create and straightforward to check, expand, and keep as they develop. This hands-on advisor introduces you to AngularJS, the open resource JavaScript framework that makes use of Model–view–controller (MVC) structure, info binding, client-side templates, and dependency injection to create a much-needed constitution for construction net apps.

Guided by means of engineers who labored on AngularJS at Google, you’ll stroll throughout the framework’s key beneficial properties, after which construct a operating AngularJS app—from structure to trying out, compiling, and debugging. You’ll find out how AngularJS is helping lessen the complexity of your internet app.
* Dive deep into Angular’s construction blocks and find out how they interact
* achieve greatest flexibility via setting apart good judgment, information, and presentation duties with MVC
* gather your complete app within the browser, utilizing client-side templates
* Use AngularJS directives to increase HTML with declarative syntax
* converse with the server and enforce basic caching with the $http provider
* Use dependency injection to enhance refactoring, testability, and a number of surroundings layout
* Get code samples for universal difficulties you face in so much net apps

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Backbone.js Essentials

By Jeremy Walker

Build remarkable high-performance internet purposes utilizing Backbone.js

About This Book

  • Construct top-notch internet functions by means of learning the strong instruments supplied by way of Backbone.js
  • Gain insights into easy methods to simplify info administration and create single-page net purposes with strong consumer interfaces
  • This is a fast moving advisor on tips on how to try out, record, and leverage third-party libraries, and is helping you get the main out of Backbone.js

Who This booklet Is For

If you're a developer with baseline JavaScript skillability and are conversant in the jQuery library, then this booklet is perfect for you. even if you have attempted development advanced net functions earlier than and been annoyed via the problem of doing so with out the right kind instruments, or no matter if you will have in simple terms outfitted easy web content and are actually trying to create full-featured internet functions, this e-book has every little thing you must get prior to the curve.

What you are going to Learn

  • Architect a single-page net program utilizing Backbone.js
  • Easily transmit facts to and from a server-side API (RESTful or no longer) utilizing Backbone's versions and Classes
  • Add and regulate DOM components with spine perspectives, and create browsable client-side pages with Routers
  • Document your Backbone.js good judgment, without or with renowned instruments corresponding to JSDoc or Docco, to make sure long term maintainability
  • Prevent insects and straightforwardness refactoring through trying out your code with frameworks resembling QUnit, Mocha, or Buster and auxiliary instruments resembling Sinon
  • Use Backbone.js's sister library, Underscore, to gain the complete strength of a spine application
  • Explore complicated spine suggestions and retailer effort and time through the use of the main strong third-party instruments available

In Detail

This publication bargains perception into growing and keeping dynamic Backbone.js internet purposes. It delves into the the basics of Backbone.js and is helping you in attaining mastery of the spine library.

Starting with versions and Collections, you will how to simplify client-side information administration and simply transmit facts to and out of your server. subsequent, you are going to learn how to use perspectives and Routers to facilitate DOM manipulation and URL keep an eye on in order that your viewers can navigate all of your website with out ever leaving the 1st HTML web page. ultimately, you will the best way to mix these construction blocks with different instruments to accomplish high-performance, testable, and maintainable internet applications.

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Node: Up and Running: Scalable Server-Side Code with JavaScript

By Tom Hughes-Croucher, Mike Wilson

This ebook introduces you to Node, the hot internet improvement framework written in JavaScript. you are going to study hands-on how Node makes lifestyles more straightforward for skilled JavaScript builders: not just are you able to paintings at the entrance finish and again lead to an analogous language, you are going to even have extra flexibility in selecting find out how to divide program common sense among shopper and server.

Written by means of a middle contributor to the framework, Node: Up and Running exhibits you ways Node scales as much as help huge numbers of simultaneous connections throughout a number of servers, and scales right down to allow you to create quickly one-off purposes with minimum infrastructure. equipped at the V8 JavaScript engine that runs Google Chrome, Node is already successful the hearts and minds of many businesses, together with Google and Yahoo! This e-book exhibits you why.

  • Understand Node's event-loop structure, non-blocking I/O, and event-driven programming
  • Discover how Node helps quite a few database and information garage tools
  • Learn top practices for writing easy-to-maintain code for Node
  • Get concrete examples of the way to take advantage of some of the Node APIs in practice
  • Take benefit of the book’s whole API reference

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