This app searches Flickr and Youtube for content based an a search term entered by a user. It is intended as a demo of techniques for building client-side apps. It uses a variety of technologies, including:
- Node for the server
- Twitter Bootstrap for the UI
- Backbone for the client
- Mocha and expect.js for tests
Running the app
- Install node. You can follow the instructions here, or use
Homebrew on a Mac:
brew install node.
npm installfrom the root directory of this project to load the dependencies.
server/config.jsand update with your API key(s) if you'd like. Currently, only the Youtube search will work without a key.
- To run the development server:
- Visit the app in your browser.
Running the tests
When the development server is running, you can run the tests here.
Building the app
You will need to have RequireJS installed:
npm install -g requirejs
Then, from the root of the project, run the following commands:
r.js -o srchr.build.js r.js -o cssIn=assets/css/srchr.css out=prod/assets/css/srchr.css
You can run the built version of the app by running:
- Make it possible to favorite items
- Make it possible to tag favorites
- Incorporate other content sources
- Use grunt