JavaScript MVVM with Knockout JS

Knockout JS is a new JavaScript library that utilizes that MVVM pattern to build rich web applications. In this talk we will introduce Knockout JS as well as the MVVM pattern. This will be a code heavy presentation as we illustrate the various features of the framework. Using Knockout, you can easily build responsive, maintainable and testable JavaScript applications.We'll explore testing in Javascript and look at how you can use Knockout JS with Jasmine, a Javascript BDD library. I'll show you how to build rich JavaScript applications using a Test Driven Development approach. We'll also look into how you can extend Knockout by creating custom bindings and using it side by side with JQuery. Lastly we'll examine how you can interact with Knockout via ASP.NET applications and go over some best practices for validation and storage of data.