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Instant Dependency Management with RequireJS How-to

Book Description

Optimize the performance and maintainability of your web applications using RequireJS

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results

  • Filled with useful tips to improve the performance and maintainability of web applications

  • Contains valuable guidance to integrate popular third-party libraries, such as jQuery, the jQueryUI Widget Factory, and Backbone.js, with RequireJS

  • Includes extensive RequireJS plugin examples for dynamically rendering JavaScript templates, optimizing JavaScript files, and more

In Detail

Asynchronous Module Definition (AMD) script loaders are fast becoming one of the most popular tools for improving the performance and maintainability of front-end web applications. RequireJS stands out as the most popular AMD script loader, and comes packed with amazing features.

Instant Dependency Management with RequireJS How-to will guide you on how to improve the performance and maintainability of your JavaScript applications with RequireJS. You will learn simple to advanced techniques for converting your JavaScript application to an AMD workflow.

This hands-on guide will teach you both basic and advanced techniques when using the AMD script loader RequireJS.

It covers how to create AMD modules to make your web application more maintainable, how to use jQuery, jQueryUI, Backbone.js, Lodash.js, Jasmine, and other third-party libraries with RequireJS, how to incorporate RequireJS plugins to dynamically render JavaScript templates and optimize JavaScript files, and how to unit test a RequireJS application.