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Rendering Views in JavaScript - "The New Web Architecture"

A session at GothamJS

Saturday 9th July, 2011

12:40pm to 1:20pm (EST)

Making a request to the server for a new page is sooo 1990s. We have the technology and power to make amazingly fast and responsive applications - not just web *sites*, but *applications*. This requires a shift in thinking, an ironic shift back to the 1990s. I'm talking about client-server programming.

The MVC pattern has been embraced by the development community. Unfortunately, traditional server-rendered views are often much slower than they need to be. Add in a bit of network latency, and an application can slow to a crawl. Pushing the "V" in MVC to the client can be a solution - and it's not as difficult as it seems. With a well-designed architecture, we can leave the service layer on the server-side, and move the view layer to the browser.

This presentation will help attendees re-design their applications to take advantage of fast client-side templating of views. We will survey the landscape of templating solutions in JavaScript, and discuss architecture choices when using various back-end languages. Technologies discussed will include Backbone.js, underscore.js, JSON, REST, mustache, as well as others.

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Jonathan Julian

I'm a geek and technologist building @mailstromapp for @410labs. I mostly do web development using Ruby on Rails and JavaScript. bio from Twitter

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Time 12:40pm1:20pm EST

Date Sat 9th July 2011

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