In Backbone 1.1, the options hash you pass into a new View is no longer automatically attached to the view. For those that like this pattern, here's how to reinstate the functionality.

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Implementing page transitions in Backbone can seem non-trivial given the overall lack of opinion that Backbone provides. Here's an opinionated way to implement transitions by adding/removing CSS classes and leveraging CSS transitions.

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Getting Coffeescript source maps working with Yeoman's directory structure.

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Did you know that the "target" attribute of the anchor tag accepts more than just preset keywords like "_blank"? If you too have been kept in the dark, allow me to share my delightful new discovery.

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My first year attending Brooklyn Beta was a wonderful experience and left me with a lot to think about, especially with regard to the type of work I choose to spend time on in my career.

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