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A couchdb connector for backbone with support for real time changes.
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This is a Backbone.js connector that overrides Backbone's default sync-behavior and connects your app to your CouchDB so that you can RELAX and don't need to worry about (real-time) server-side code.

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  • 1.3

    • Single global changes feed support to stay within the browser's concurrent connections per server limit #25
  • 1.2.2

    • Revamped view options #51
  • 1.2

    • CouchDB list support #37
    • Support for custom design documents for collections #38
    • Fix for views that emit null #35
    • A better way to test the library /test
    • more request information in error callbacks #20
    • Support for more options when fetching a collection #34
    • tested with Backbone 0.9.2
  • 1.1

    • Fixed a bug with empty key param
  • 1.0

    • CoffeeScript rewrite
    • Support for custom filter functions
    • Chat example (including tests)
    • Backbone 5.1 support
    • Various bugfixes
    • Started versioning ;)
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