I just downloaded the starter kit tonight to start an app and felt a little lost when the README was basically empty, so I whipped up some intro text. I also learned from the issue queue about the protocol-relative jQuery URL as I tried to open index.html in my browser. I figure I won't be the last person to stumble upon the ensuing error. Edit at will! Thanks for the jump start.
add some instructional text to the README
Thanks for the patch, but there's some intro text in TODO.txt now.