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Unofficial Ember.js Docs

Unofficial Ember.js Docs

This is an unofficial collection of resources for Ember.js. This is what worked for me. Hopefully you'll have a similar experience.

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General Understanding

If you're brand new to Ember, spend some time on and

Once you have the lay of the land, read the Trek article: There's a lot going on there; no one will think less of you if you have to read it more than once to fully appreciate it.

When you start implementing your first Ember project, keep on hand as a ready reference. You'll get the most out of it if you clone it and get it running locally. (See: ember-sample2 is particularly good for its routing code.

Now available: (with Ember.Select example.

Specific Aspects & Techniques

The references below are what I personally thought were helpful resources for understanding specific aspects of and techniques in Ember. They may not work for you, so take them with a grain of salt.

(The interested reader is encouraged to fork this gist and make the appropriate changes.)


connectOutlets is really just a generic callback when a given state is entered on the router. It's typically used to connect outlets, but is also useful for other types of setup, such as connectControllers.

Here's the code:

  The `connectOutlets` event will be triggered once a
  state has been entered. It will be called with the
  route's context.
connectOutlets: Ember.K,



Ember.Select Default Option

Named/Multiple Outlets

Overriding init()


init: function() {
  // do stuff
  return this._super();

Navigation Routing Example


Using Ember.js with jQuery UI

A walk through the Ember ArrayProxy

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