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New Dogs, Old Tricks (Or: Dojo Already Did That)

by Rebecca Murphey

Published June 1, 2012 in Technology

Backbone may be the current app development hotness, and its tiny size and focused mission stand in stark contrast to the more comprehensive philosophy of the Dojo toolkit, but developers using the new(ish) kid on the block could learn a few things from the battle-tested patterns of Dojo's templated widgets, especially when it comes to working with views. In this talk, we'll look at how we can add evented views, smarter binding and teardown, view lifecycle methods, production-optimized template support, and dependency management to Backbone apps.