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Jeremy Ashkenas introduces Backbone.js, a JavaScript data modeling framework intended to decouple data handling code from the DOM, being useful especially when the user interacts with the data.

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Jeremy Ashkenas is Lead Developer at the DocumentCloud. He created the Ruby-Processing visualization toolkit, the CoffeeScript programming language, the Backbone.js data modeling framework, and is a two-time winner of the Sunlight Foundation’s Apps for America competition, for Know Thy Congressman and Quakespotter. You can contact him at

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