In this post, we have prepared a curated top list of reading recommendations for beginners and experienced. This hand-picked list of the best Backbone books and tutorials can help fill your brain this August and ensure you’re getting smarter. We have also mentioned the brief introduction of each book based on the relevant Amazon or Reddit descriptions.
- Lightweight Django: Using REST, WebSockets, and Backbone (2014)
- Node.js, MongoDB, and AngularJS Web Development (Developer’s Library) (2014)
- Pro Single Page Application Development: Using Backbone.js and ASP.NET (2014)
- Full Stack Web Development with Backbone.js: Scalable Application Design (2014)
- Node.js, MongoDB (2017)
- Backbone.js Patterns and Best Practices (2014)
- Backbone.js Essentials (2015)
- Backbone.js Testing (2013)
- SPA Design and Architecture: Understanding Single Page Web Applications (2015)
How can you take advantage of the Django framework to integrate complex client-side interactions and real-time features into your web applications? Through a series of rapid application development projects, this hands-on book shows experienced Django developers how to include REST APIs, WebSockets, and client-side MVC frameworks such as Backbone.js into new or existing projects. Learn how to make the most of Django’s decoupled design by choosing the components you need to build the lightweight
Author(s): Julia Elman, Mark Lavin
Author(s): Addy Osmani
Node.js, MongoDB and AngularJS Web Development.The definitive guide to building using the MEAN stack to build web applications. Also known as the MEAN stack, Node.js, MongoDB, and AngularJS are three new web development technologies that together provide an easy to implement, fully integrated web development stack.
Author(s): Brad Dayley
Author(s): Azat Mardan
Author(s): Gil Fink, Ido Flatow
Author(s): Patrick Mulder
Node.js, MongoDB (2017)
Author(s): Brad Dayley, Brendan Dayley
Author(s): Swarnendu De
Backbone.js Essentials (2015)
Author(s): Jeremy Walker
Backbone.js Testing (2013)
Author(s): Ryan Roemer
SPA Design and Architecture teaches you the design and development skills you need to create SPAs. Includes an overview of MV* frameworks, unit testing, routing, layout management, data access, pub/sub, and client-side task automation. This book is full of easy-to-follow examples you can apply to the library or framework of your choice. The next step in the development of web-based software, single-page web applications deliver the sleekness and fluidity of a native desktop application in a browser.
Author(s): Emmit Scott
Best Backbone Books You Must Read
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some Backbone books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
Author(s): Roemer, Ryan
ID: 2417146, Publisher: Packt Publishing, Limited, Year: July 2013, Size: 2 Mb, Format: epub
Author(s): Azat Mardan
ID: 2285551, Publisher: Apress, Year: 2018, Size: 5 Mb, Format: pdf
Spineless : the science of jellyfish and the art of growing a backbone
Author(s): Berwald, Juli
ID: 2412634, Publisher: Black Inc., Year: 2018, Size: 5 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are absolutely record-breakers according to The Wall Street Journal, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.