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Browserify Sample Application: with Backbone, jQuery, Handlebars, and Cordova

Browserify is a tool that lets you bundle node.js modules and consume them in the browser. In other words, it allows you to write browser-based applications using node.js-style requires. Quick Tour Install browserify or Write a module Use the module Create the bundle Add bundle.js to your index.html file and run the application. More details: […]

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Building Modular Mobile/PhoneGap Apps with Backbone.js, RequireJS & Topcoat — Sample App

In my previous post, I discussed the process of building modular applications with Backbone.js and RequireJS, and I shared a new version of my Employee Directory sample application built with Backbone.js, RequireJS, and Twitter Bootstrap. In this post, I share the Mobile/PhoneGap version of the same application. This application is an example of how to […]

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Building Modular Web Applications with Backbone.js and RequireJS — Sample App

In recent months, I have been sharing different versions of the Employee Directory sample application built with different technology stacks, different frameworks, and different back-end (REST services) implementations. A number of you have asked for a modular version of the application built using RequireJS. So here it is. RequireJS A complete discussion of the benefits […]

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Sample App: Storing your Application Data in the Cloud with Parse.com and the JavaScript SDK

A couple of days ago, I shared a new version of the Employee Directory sample application. By default, the application uses an in-memory data store to provide a “download and run” experience (no need to set up a server or a database). In this post, I’ll show how to replace the in-memory data store with […]

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Sample Application with Backbone.js and Twitter Bootstrap: Updated and Improved

A year ago, I blogged Employee Directory, a sample application that demonstrates how to build modern web apps with Backbone.js and Twitter Bootstrap. With 1200+ stars and 300+ forks on GitHub, it has been my most popular sample application to date. Because of the continued interest in the application as a starting point and a […]

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Sociogram: A Sample Application Exploring the Facebook SDK and the Graph API

I’ve recently been working on a few applications that integrate with Facebook. As a reference for myself and other developers building similar applications, I thought it would be useful to put together a sample application that demonstrates some commonly used integration scenarios and workflows when using the Facebook JavaScript SDK and the Graph API. So, […]

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NodeCellar: Sample Application with Backbone.js, Twitter Bootstrap, Node.js, Express, and MongoDB

In my previous post, I shared my recent experience building a RESTful API with Node.js, MongoDB, and Express. In this post, I’m sharing the client application that uses that RESTful API. The Node Cellar application allows you to manage (retrieve, create, update, delete) the wines in a wine cellar database.

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