You don’t need a URL router to write client-side applications.
Routeless Backbone.js Contacts is a totally client-side CRUD tutorial application written using CoffeeScript, Stylus, Backbone.js and jQuery which are a perfect match for writing concise, readable well structured web applications.
- The source is on Github.
This release described in this post is at the 1.0 tag.
- Uses DOM events exclusively for UI navigation.
- The contacts data is persisted locally using browser Web Storage.
- Templates are written using Underscore.js templates (included with Backbone.js).
|A second version of this tutorial application [has been posted], it builds on the material covered in this post.|