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$(function(){...}) vs (function($){...})($)

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(function($) {
// Backbone code in here
})(jQuery);
View 1.js
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$(function(){
// Backbone code in here
});
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// Define "MyApp" as a revealing module
 
MyApp = (function(Backbone, $){
 
var View = Backbone.View.extend({
// do stuff here
});
 
return {
init: function(){
var view = new View();
$("#some-div").html(view.render().el);
}
};
 
})(Backbone, jQuery);
 
 
 
// Run "MyApp" in DOMReady
 
$(function(){
MyApp.init();
});

I've often used the pattern:

jQuery(function($) {
  // Safely use $ here
});
Owner

nice - didn't know jQuery passed itself in as a reference like that.

I usually do this which might be an overkill.

(function($){
    $(function(){
         // code here...
    });
})(jQuery);
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