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Rookies Go To Code School: Backbone.js part 2

JSRookiesRubyRookies and Backbone.js join forces at Hack Reactorto learn using Code School, and work on personal projects.

The June Series will focus on the Backbone.js modules.

June 6th and 13th - This will cover Anatomy of Backbone.js

- June 6th: The Anatomy of Backbone.js

- June 13th: The Anatomy of Backbone.js Part 2

Code School is sponsoring access to the premium modules for everyone in attendance!

Goals - To collaboratively learn using personal project, the power of community, and  Learn from each other, and work together on a practical project that will help reinforce concepts.

Recommended background - Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and Javascript. Please make sure to complete the first two jQuery modules on's javascript track. Looking for my jQuery practice? Try this jQuery coding challenge if you want more practice after completing the modules.

If you are coming to learn Ruby, make sure to have the Ruby interpreter installed.  Chrome browser is recommended for JS hacking.

Bring your laptops, and create a free account on CodeSchool. See you there!


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  • afshin m.

    Nice follow up to last week. I know more than a little about backbone now.

    June 14, 2013

  • Hamilton C.

    Great meetup. Leaders handled questions well.

    June 14, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    tough for me with our impending launch but looking fwd to more events

    June 13, 2013

  • Stefan M.

    Read this interesting editorial about Backbone.js vs. Angular.js:

    Is it true that nested objects are not directly supported in Backbone?

    June 13, 2013

  • David L.

    Something has come-up, will have to bow-out.

    June 11, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Time crunch

    June 10, 2013

  • Joseph

    What resources are available if you missed the May 9th/16th JQuery session? thanks.

    June 1, 2013

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