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backbone-model v1.0.10

Backbone Models extracted to a separate module


Backbone models as a discrete component, with sync stripped out.

This has been run against the official Backbone test suite and passes all tests.


Install with npm(1):

$ npm install --save backbone-model

Install with component(1):

$ component install green-mesa/backbone-model


Normal usage

  var Model = require('backbone-model').Model;

  var MyModel = Model.extend({ someShizzle : "Hello world"});

  var myInstanceOfMyModel = new MyModel();

Adding Backbone Sync functionality.

You need to $ component install green-mesa/backbone-sync (which, by the way, will also install jQuery. Fun times. A non-jQuery replacement would be good at this point)

    var Model = require('backbone-model').Model;
    var sync = require('backbone-sync').sync;
    Model.prototype.sync = function(){

        return sync.apply(this, arguments);


Some commonJS related quirks mean that overridding the ajax handler is a bit pointless as you've already got jQuery installed by default. Write a replacement backbone-sync module and use that instead. That's the component way.



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