HTML5 & JavaScript Communication APIs

HTML5 and related specifications come with a lot of new JavaScript APIs as communication is one of the most important aspects. It is now possible to send cross-frame, cross-browser tab, even cross-domain requests, receive push messages from the server, use bi-directional full-duplex communication, and more. This session discusses these and other techniques, show code samples, […]

Backbone.js Introduction

This is an introduction to Backbone.js. He walks you through the framework and lays out the advantages of Backbone.js for your HTML5 application. The conversation includes a demo that deconstructs the different components of an app using Backbone.js. Specific topics include models & collections, views & templates, routers, events and how to leverage data persistence […]

Putting Backbone.js In HTML5

When developing HTML5 applications, your code is bound to get more complex over time. Employing design patterns like MVC are important for separating concerns and creating more modular and reusable code. Backbone.js is one of the more popular JavaScript frameworks to help you do this. Unfortunately, like most open source, the documentation is a work […]