5.5 Javascript MVC

The client-server nature of web programming gives raise to the need for MVC on both sides. While we examined MVC on the server side until now, we now examine client side. This is normally done through javascript.


JavaScript views are normally concerned with manipulating

  • the DOM, or
  • a canvas object

FIXME Maria implements true MVC. All other frameworks implement a derivation of MV*, where in particular the controller takes a different approach. Backbone uses Routers. Study javascript mvc in more details.

backbone synchronization with CRUD operations against a JSON/REST model.