Building SharePoint solutions is changing a lot. Just a few years ago, creating an entire application client-side seemed to many like a foolhardy idea. However, with the maturing of many solid JavaScript development tools and frameworks, it’s not only possible, but in many cases preferable to server-side development.

In this workshop, we’ll look at how you can use KnockoutJS as part of your development toolkit. Whether you’re building on SharePoint 2007 with SPServices as the data layer or in SharePoint 2013 using REST, KnockoutJS can help you build rock solid SharePoint solutions that are adaptive and maintainable.

Using real solutions I’ve built for clients, we’ll look at topics such as:
* Using RequireJS to bootstrap your application
* Pulling data from multiple lists and libraries using REST and SOAP (Using SPServices)
* Combining data into observable arrays
* Manipulation of data for optimal performance
* Developing “bindable” markup
* Binding the data to your HTML markup
* Developing custom bindings
And more…

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