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CoffeeScript Programming with jQuery, Rails, and Node.js by Michael Erasmus

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Our application

In the rest of this chapter, we will be building a jQuery application using CoffeeScript. The application is a to-do list app, which can be used to keep track of your daily tasks and how you completed them.

TodoMVC

I have modeled a lot of the application on some of the TodoMVC project's source code, which is in the public domain. This project is a showcase of different JavaScript MVC frameworks all used to build the same application, and can be very useful when evaluating frameworks. If you wanted to check it out, it can be found at http://addyosmani.github.com/todomvc/.

Note

MVC , or Model–view–controller, is a widely used application architecture pattern that aims to simplify code and reduce coupling by splitting application concerns ...

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