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Backbone Fundamentals - Week 1 of 5

About the Course

Backbone.js is a set of tools that gives structure to client-side web applications. It helps us write clean, maintainable JavaScript applications.

For details, please visit Pluralsight at

Module 1 - Introducing Backbone.js

  • Overview What Is Backbone.js?
  • Single Page Applications Why Do We Need Backbone.js?
  • A Minimal Backbone.js Environment
  • A Backbone Example
  • Summary

Module 2 - Models

  • Overview
  • The Purpose of Models
  • Defining New Model Types
  • Instantiating Models
  • Inheritance

About the Author

Liam McLennan

Liam is a freelance web developer, working mostly with Microsoft tools and technology, based in Brisbane Australia. Since 2006 he has been working with local startups, developing web-based products. Prior to his startup projects Liam spent 5 years in corporate IT.

Liam frequently presents at conferences and user groups, both locally and internationally, on topics related to software quality and programming languages. He blogs about software development at

When not programming for fun or profit Liam likes to spend time outdoors; sailing, hiking or climbing mountains.

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