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Backrack generates a Backbone.js powered mobile app structure for you. Harnessing the power of Sprockets for asset packaging and a Rack server for on the fly asset generation to make development a breeze.


$ gem install backrack


Generate your application:

backrack new my_app

Run your server for development (I suggest Pow if you're on OSX)

cd my_app; unicorn

To see the generators that will build your files for you:

backrack generate


backrack generate view users/new
backrack generate model user
backrack generate collection users --model user --url http://mysite/api/users


  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Added some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request


See LICENSE file.