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Capped Collections for BackboneJS

Backbone Capped Collections

Capped Collections for BackboneJS

Install the module with: npm install backbone-cappedcollection

<script type="text/javascript" src="underscore.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="backbone.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="lib/index.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript">
var myColl = new Backbone.CappedCollection([
  {name: "Twitter", url: ""}, // Will be removed 
  {name: "Bringr",  url: ""},
  {name: "Redsmin", url: ""},
], {
  // {optional} Capped Collection size (default. 5) 
  // {optional} From where should it start to remove elements, "first" or "last" (default. first) 
myColl.length; // == 2
myColl.add({name: "Github", url: ""});
myColl.add({name: "NodeJS", url: ""});
myColl.length; // == 2
myColl.toJSON(); // [{"name":"Github","url":""},{"name":"NodeJS","url":""}]
// Other Backbone methods (.add, .reset, ...) should work as expected as well.
var Backbone = require('backbone');
// Wrap it 
Backbone = require('backbone-cappedcollection')(Backbone);
// [... same as the client-side code above ...] 

In lieu of a formal styleguide, take care to maintain the existing coding style. Add unit tests for any new or changed functionality. Lint and test your code using grunt.

v0.1.0 - First commit

Copyright (c) 2013 Francois-Guillaume Ribreau Licensed under the MIT license.