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