I created a jQuery plugin wrapping Felix Gnass’ excellent spin.js. The plugin adds a background div with configurable color and transparency, and supports AMD. Check it out and let me know what you think.
jQuery.SpinJS github.com jquery plugin for spin.js. Contribute to jQuery.SpinJS development by creating an account on GitHub.
My team at work is evaluating the suitability of several tools for client-side application development. We’re looking at building out some non-trivial applications on the client and wanted to make the best collective, educated decision on the best tool(s) for the job.
The tools we’ve been looking at include:
I’ve already grown pretty familiar with Backbone, having spearheaded its adoption into our tools set a year or so ago. We’ve built out a few non-trivial applications with Backbone and admire it’s simplicity and elegance. Backbone is lean and non-prescriptive, it’s a minimalistic library that gives you the most basic structure and tools for event-based model management.