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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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Misc

General Understanding

If you're brand new to Ember, spend some time on http://emberjs.com/documentation and http://emberjs.com/guides.

Once you have the lay of the land, read the Trek article: http://trek.github.com. 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 https://github.com/bazzel/ember-sample2 on hand as a ready reference. You'll get the most out of it if you clone it and get it running locally. (See: https://github.com/bazzel/ember-sample2#getting-started.) ember-sample2 is particularly good for its routing code.

Now available: https://github.com/bazzel/ember-sample3 (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

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,

connectControllers

Ember.Select

Ember.Select Default Option

Named/Multiple Outlets

Overriding init()

Basically:

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

Navigation Routing Example

Ember-data

Using Ember.js with jQuery UI

A walk through the Ember ArrayProxy

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