Backbone Express Spa

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Backbone Express Spa

Backbone.js + Express.js single page application boilerplate

Overview:

This project is a starter kit for building Single Page Applications (SPA) using Backbone.js and Express.js frameworks. It provides a minimal setup for configuring and building SPAs, including features for front-end design and open API. The project is still in progress and open for contributions.

Features:

  • SPA infrastructure setup: Helps with configuring requirejs, initial routing, and view manager to prevent memory leaks.
  • Express.js as back-end framework: Provides a simple and easy-to-configure framework for SPA development.
  • Serving master page: Includes middleware component to serve the main HTML page (master page) with styles and JavaScript for the application.
  • API end-points: Provides HTTP, JSON-based end-points for the web client to interact with.
  • Authorization and CORS: Includes options for implementing authorization and handling Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS).
  • Backbone.js: Utilizes the Backbone.js framework for building the front-end of the SPA.
  • RequireJS and CommonJS: Supports modular code organization using RequireJS and CommonJS.
  • Testing: Includes testing frameworks and tools for both front-end and back-end development.

Installation:

To install the theme, follow these steps:

  1. Clone the GitHub repository.
  2. Install npm dependencies.
  3. Install bower dependencies.
  4. Run the application in development mode.

Summary:

This project provides a starter kit for building Single Page Applications using Backbone.js and Express.js frameworks. It includes features such as SPA infrastructure setup, serving the main HTML page, API end-points, and options for authorization and CORS. The project is still in progress and open for contributions from the community.

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