batman.js is a framework for building rich single-page browser applications.
- A stateful MVC architecture that emphasizes object-oriented design, convention over configuration, and communication via REST.
- A developer-friendly API inspired by Ruby on Rails and designed for CoffeeScript.
- Powerful two-way data binding. Every property tracks its sources and updates automatically when its sources change.
- Pure HTML templates so you can use whatever templating engine you like. Liquid-style filters make designers & developers feel right at home.
Lots more: expressive routing, model validations, model associations, I18n,
To find out more or get started with batman.js, check out the website: http://batmanjs.org.
Well-tested contributions are always welcome! Here's what you should do:
git clone email@example.com:batmanjs/batman.git
If you don't already have Node.js, the installation instructions are here.
To run the tests, run the following command from the project root:
Assuming you have Chrome installed, it should automatically open and start running the tests. The test outcome will appear in your terminal.
The tests are in
tests/batman. All test files in there are automatically picked up and run.
The API documentation includes its own set of tests, which serves as both an assurance that the API hasn't broken, as well as a set of examples for how to use it. These tests need not be comprehensive (that's what the regular tests are for), but should cover the most common use cases. They're automatically run alongside the regular tests, so you don't need to run them manually.
If you want to render the API docs, see the README for batmanjs.github.io.
Please read the README for the docs before writing any.
If it's good code that fits with the goals of the project, we'll merge it in!
npm install, the following tasks are available:
cake build: compile the library to
cake build:dist: compile the library to
/build/dist/, remove calls to
Batman.developer, and minify the output
cake --dist build: perform both of the previous tasks
batman.js is copyright 2013 by Shopify, released under the MIT License (see LICENSE for details).