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CoffeeScript Application Development Cookbook by Mike Hatfield

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Working with Backbone

Backbone was created by CoffeeScript creator Jeremy Ashkenas in 2010. The project itself was extracted from Jeremy's work for DocumentCloud as a client-side application framework. It was originally a lightweight client-side Model-View-Control (MVC) framework. It has evolved from it's original 0.1.0 release to remain lightweight, but is no longer an MVC framework strictly speaking. It is instead an MV-Star framework having replaced the notion of a controller with a router instead.

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For more information on Backbone, you can visit the project home page at http://backbonejs.org/.

In this section, we will demonstrate how CoffeeScript can be used to create the various building blocks of an Angular application including the following: ...

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