BackboneConf 2012

BackboneConf Boston 2012 slides

About BackboneConf

BackboneConf is a two-day independent conference about the Backbone.js library, large scale JavaScript applications, and JavaScript common sense.

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BackboneConf Boston 2012

BackboneConf Boston 2012 was held on May 30-31 in Boston to a sold out audience of 200 Backleboneritanistaers.

We had amazing sponsors, including backlift, who sponsored our post conference Backbone hackday.


Jeremy Ashkenas
Yehuda Katz
Andrew Dupont
Alex Sexton
Brandon Keepers
Harrison Shoff
Henrik Joreteg
Rebecca Murphey
Samuel Clay
Steve Sanderson


time Day 1 - The Only Track Day 2 - The Only Track



Jeremy Ashkenas New York Times, Backbone Project

Lumbar Support

Brad Dunbar Pathable


Yehuda Katz Tilde

Migrating a Large Project to Backbone.js

Sam Clay NewsBlur

How to Argue about JavaScript

Andrew Dupont

Real-World Realtime with Backbone

Henrik Joreteg &yet


MVC Module Magic

Alex Sexton Bazaarvoice

Building Robust Backbone Applications: Airbnb’s Journey into Mobile Web

Harrison Shoff Airbnb

AngularJS - Testability in Mind

Vojta Jina Google

Y.App: Coordinating URL Navigation, Routing, and Managing Views

Eric Ferraiuolo YUI, Yahoo!

New Dogs, Old Tricks (Or: Dojo Already Did That)

Rebecca Murphey Bocoup

The Plight of Pinocchio: JavaScript's Quest to Become a Real Language

Brandon Keepers GitHub
Breaking early today so y'all can party!

Panel: future of JavaScript MVC

Panelists to be announced soon


BackboneConf Boston 2012 was held at One Marina Park Drive, Boston MA. Out of town attendees flew into Logan Airport and stayed at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront (with a sweet discounted rate).

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