A simple gem for using Backbone.js with Rails (>= 3.1), based on thoughtbot's 'Backbone.js on Rails'
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B a c k b o n e   o n   R a i l s

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  A simple gem for using Backbone.js with Rails (>= 3.1),
  based on thoughtbot's 'Backbone.js on Rails'.
  
  http://git.io/backbone-on-rails


Features
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  * Vendors the latest Backbone.js + Underscore.js in the asset pipeline

  * Provides an install generator to create a skeleton[1] directory 
    structure and manifest

  * Provides a scaffold generator to create files and boilerplate

  * Uses the naming conventions from
    thoughtbot's 'Backbone.js on Rails' http://bit.ly/pLsmzr

  * Generates CoffeeScript (default) or JavaScript


Usage
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  gem 'backbone-on-rails'

  bundle install

  rails generate backbone:install

  rails generate backbone:scaffold dinosaur

  See also: http://railscasts.com/episodes/323-backbone-on-rails-part-1


Tricks
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  rails generate backbone:install -j,       # Generate JavaScript

  rails destroy backbone:scaffold dinosaur  # Remove generated files


Alternatives
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  For other features check out:

  * https://github.com/codebrew/backbone-rails
  * https://github.com/aflatter/backbone-rails


[1] http://bit.ly/vylNJO