The main goal of marionette v3 was to clean up and simplify the api. In the chapter handling data latency, the author david sulc uses jquery. I have decided to write a quick introduction for those trying to grasp the mechanics behind it. Specifically crafted in response to the needs of web authors and. Follow along as we work together to build a practical application using backbone marionette. Marionette is a composite application library for backbone. Sign up for a free github account to open an issue and contact its maintainers and the community. Marionette handles the boilerplate code, letting you focus on your applications specifics. Marionette which provides many niceties to help you build complex backbone. A gentle introduction to git and github laurent gatto. After reading this tutorial you will be able to write your own marionette applications from scratch. Now that youve read the gentle introduction book and have a good grasp on marionette fundamentals, take the next step in your journey. A gentle introduction, ive taken the contact manager application developed in that book and rebuilt it using requirejs to load dependencies.
Due to popular demand from my wellreceived previous book on marionette backbone. Getting started with backbone marionette oreilly media. My feeling is that when an object is expecting something from another specific object, the decoupling is hard. I have been reading this book i tried the first example, but it doesnt render the templates, it only shows the text by default. If you have multiple workers, the requestresponse mechanism can provide an abstraction from which one get the job done and maybe some adding some load balancing. Following along with git this book is a step by step guide to building a complete marionette. In addition, you also receive the book covering marionette 1. May 23, 2012 david sulc has created a small series of blog posts that introduce marionette and some of its pieces. Marionette extensions for large scale application architecture. Should you need to use an earlier version of marionette, refer to the marionettepre. Welcome to the getting started guide for backbone marionette. Contribute to fsbackbonebase development by creating an account on github.
Gentle introduction by sulc, is also pretty nice until he gets to restructuring his app with modules. Being already comfortable with requirejs i was more interested in how marionette modules were tied in and these were explained really well. Mnobject backbone radio the dom api dom interactions prerendered content class events entity events marionette events features routing in marionette. Stop spending more time thinking about your framework than your app. So i beleve it will be better to keep marionette core as an extension of backbone. Marionette 4 introduces a number of breaking changes. While i love the simplicity of the backbone framework and source code, i was looking for something a little more opinionated to build my view layer on top of, specifically something that would help with. However, as a one of the marionette user, i wish there would be real world best practices which uses backbone. It is the little brother to bbedit, a leading professional html and text editor. So, we now understand how to build reusable components in backbone. A guide to simplifying vmbased development on a mac. The requisite libraries and utilities are introduced with indepth examples and best.
When i open the console, the app contactmanager exits and its. On a recent project, i helped build a large single page application using marionette. The library was converted to es6 and organized for easier contribution. Created by jarrod overson and derick bailey using backbone. So, once you start getting into more advanced applications, its no longer so simple. Github sortable a list of resources for marionette.
Marionette tutorial posted on april 15, 2012 by david sulc in this series of posts, well cover writing a simple backbone. Contribute to davidfreeprogrammingbooks development by creating an account on github. Developing backbone applications by osmani is a good read, and he introduces rest api and marionette also but unfortunately not together. I think the best books out there for learning marionette are better backbone applications with marionettejs. Weve learned that components allow us to reduce the amount of code we need to write and afford us more scaleable applications. Building modular and component driven architecture in backbone.
Youd also need to get speech to text keys or have the gentle open. I see no good reason to choose this book over either of those other two. I have an element that is rendering a template that is supposed to be tabs. David sulc has created a small series of blog posts that introduce marionette and some of its pieces. Backbone marionette js a gentle introduction by jose. Please let us know if you encounter any issues so we can resolve them and help us continue work on marionette. We will build a very simple todo list that we can add items to and remove items from.
Structuring backbone code with requirejs and marionette. The book and referenced git commits all use marionette 2. Give your js app some backbone with models, views, collections, and events jashkenasbackbone. Is there a great example tutorial of how to use backbone. Marionette will never get in the way of you and your code. A gentle introduction is an excellent book by david sulc, that i used to gently introduce me to marionette. Jan 10, 2014 youd be better off just reading through the documentation on the projects github page. Controller a multipurpose object to use as a controller for modules and routers, and as a mediator for workflow and coordination of other objects, views, and more. Marionette was created to alleviate a lot of the growing pains of backbone development. I think this simple approach to components in marionette can go a long way toward building modular applications. Fast text based video editing, node electron os x desktop app, with backbone front end.
It is designed to demonstrate a full marionette application for learning purposes and uses local storage for persistence. See our upgrade notes for the differences between v3 and v4. Youd be better off just reading through the documentation on the projects github page. Marionette gentle introduction is good, but this is too simple to use backbone on the real world. Marionette application part 1 posted on may 6, 2012 by david sulc in previous posts, i introduced you to backbone. It takes a lot of the most common use cases of backbone and hides that work for you, making your job much. It makes unbinding events, even with anonymous callback functions, easy. I am creating a single page application spa using backbone. Deferred objects vs backbone events for view updates in marionette.486 1277 361 353 1163 860 866 1515 453 1318 376 824 943 321 530 1182 252 1559 273 96 425 553 1166 806 253 1410 549 130 368 917 1156 255 671 912 1402 603 1129 1488 395 1013 795