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a leak-plugging layer on top of backbone.js

a basic example can be found here:

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npm install quips


currently, quips will assume a rest resource "/session" which responds to GET, POST and DELETE requests.

  • the GET should return the email (username) and name (friendly name) for a currently logged on session.
  • the POST should authenticate a user based on username/password.
  • the DELETE should log out the user.

Block UI Integration

you may create a global blocking UI overlay from any view by calling block() on that view. unblocking is just as simple by calling unblock().