generator-backbone-amd

generator-backbone-amd ======================

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generator-backbone-amd

Yeoman generator for Backbone with AMD capabilities

Install

You can install this generator by two ways, clonning repo and linking or install by npm. To install clonnig repo run:

$ git clone https://github.com/abiee/generator-backbone-amd.git
$ cd generator-backbone-amd
$ npm link

Or to install by npm run:

$ npm install generator-backbone-amd

Bootstrap project

To bootstrap a new project simply run

$ yo backbone-amd

Create model

To add a Backbone model to the project use the model generator like this

$ yo backbone-amd:model model-name

Create collection

To add a Backbone collection to the project use collection generator

$ yo backbone-amd:collection collection-name

You can link the collection with an existent model

$ yo backbone-amd:collection collection-name model-name

Or may be you want to create both, model and collection on one step

$ yo backbone-amd:collection collection-name model-name --create-model

Create views

Backbone works with view definitions, to create one use this command

$ yo backbone-amd:view view-name

If you prefer CoffeeScript instead just add --coffee flag

$ yo backbone-amd:view view-name --coffee

Create routers

You can generate routers too with

$ yo backbone-amd:router router-name

Or with coffee option

$ yo backbone-amd:router router-name --coffee

Testing

Default test framework for this generator is buster.js but you cant specify another like mocha

$ yo backbone-amd --test-framework=mocha

But if you work with buster you have to do a couple of things first. Due buster framework issues you have to install node 0.9.9, at this time don't work with node 0.10.0 and ensure to install globally buster and plantomjs:

$ npm install -g buster phantomjs

Instructions to install generator-buster follow this link https://github.com/abiee/generator-buster

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