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Give your JS App some Backbone with Models, Views, Collections, and Events
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What is Backbone.js?

Backbone supplies structure to JavaScript-heavy applications by providing models key-value binding and custom events, collections with a rich API of enumerable functions, views with declarative event handling, and connects it all to your existing application over a RESTful JSON interface.
Backbone.js is a tool in the Javascript MVC Frameworks category of a tech stack.
Backbone.js is an open source tool with 27.8K GitHub stars and 5.6K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Backbone.js's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Backbone.js?

Companies
3429 companies reportedly use Backbone.js in their tech stacks, including Uber, Pinterest, and reddit.

Developers
2711 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Backbone.js.

Backbone.js Integrations

Firebase, Sentry, Socket.IO, Marionette, and JScrambler are some of the popular tools that integrate with Backbone.js. Here's a list of all 13 tools that integrate with Backbone.js.
Pros of Backbone.js
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Javascript structure
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Models
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Simple
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Restful
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Easy api
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Flexible
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Open source
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Fast to pick up
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Events
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JSON
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OOP
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Lightweight
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Easy customizable
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Collections

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Backbone.js Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Backbone.js?
Vue.js
It is a library for building interactive web interfaces. It provides data-reactive components with a simple and flexible API.
React
Lots of people use React as the V in MVC. Since React makes no assumptions about the rest of your technology stack, it's easy to try it out on a small feature in an existing project.
AngularJS
AngularJS lets you write client-side web applications as if you had a smarter browser. It lets you use good old HTML (or HAML, Jade and friends!) as your template language and lets you extend HTML’s syntax to express your application’s components clearly and succinctly. It automatically synchronizes data from your UI (view) with your JavaScript objects (model) through 2-way data binding.
Angular 2
It is a TypeScript-based open-source web application framework. It is a development platform for building mobile and desktop web applications.
Ember.js
A JavaScript framework that does all of the heavy lifting that you'd normally have to do by hand. There are tasks that are common to every web app; It does those things for you, so you can focus on building killer features and UI.
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Backbone.js's Followers
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