Master how to utilize Backbone Marionette using Packt's new book and eBook

Getting Started with Backbone Marionette will help readers learn the key concepts that will allow them to build large-scale applications with ease.

Online PR News – 28-May-2014 – Birmingham – Packt is pleased to announce the release of Getting Started with Backbone Marionette, a practical guide written in an easy-to-understand manner with the intention of giving readers small but concrete examples that will help them to quickly understand each component of Marionette as they progressively build their very own application. This book is available now in print, eBook, Kindle, and selected library formats. The print book is 94 pages long and is competitively priced at $29. 99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $15.29.

About the authors:
Raymundo Armendariz is a web developer with over nine years of experience in developing applications for the government and different industries such as automotive and manufacturing. Over the past two years, he has spent most of his time focusing on frontend development with Backbone Marionette and building single-page applications.

Arturo Soto is a technical architect and developer. His work focuses on developing enterprise-level applications, especially web applications. His professional interests include software design patterns, agile practices, and various technologies such as WCF, ASP.NET MVC, OData, Web API, HTML5, and JavaScript.

Backbone Marionette is a composite application library for Backbone.js that aims to simplify the construction of large-scale JavaScript applications. It is a collection of common design and implementation patterns found in the applications that we build with Backbone, and it includes pieces inspired by composite application architectures, event-driven architectures, and messaging architectures.

Getting Started with Backbone Marionette will help readers learn the key concepts that will allow them to build large-scale applications with ease. This book is a practical guide to developing scalable applications using an incremental and modular approach with Marionette.js. Readers will learn how to add new features quickly and easily using a solid and composite Backbone Marionette framework.

This book begins by showing readers the key benefits of Marionette.js and how to set up a development environment so that they can begin writing code using this framework. It then walks the reader through the main components of the library such as the router, controller, and application. After that, it introduces readers to topics like view types and the view life cycle before moving on to more advanced topics such as modularization, enterprise messaging patterns, incremental use, and memory management.

The book covers the following essential topics:

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Backbone Marionette
Chapter 2: Our First Application
Chapter 3: Marionette View Types and Their Use
Chapter 4: Managing Views
Chapter 5: Divide and Conquer – Modularizing Everything
Chapter 6: Messaging
Chapter 7: Changing and Growing

About Packt:
Packt is one of the most prolific and fastest-growing tech book publishers in the world. Originally focused on open source software, Packt books now focus on practicality, recognizing that readers are ultimately concerned with getting the job done. Packt’s digitally-focused business model allows them to publish up-to-date books in very specific areas.