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backbone.js"How can I tell if Backbone.js is still relevant?"

Backbone.js is still a popular JavaScript framework and is still relevant today. To check if it's being used, you can look at the number of projects on GitHub that use Backbone.js.

You can also look at the number of questions on StackOverflow related to Backbone.js. As of August 2020, there are over 35,000 questions tagged with backbone.js.

You can also look at the number of plugins available for Backbone.js. Currently, there are over 1,000 plugins available.

You can also test out Backbone.js yourself. Here's an example of a simple Backbone.js application:

// Create a new Backbone Model
var TodoModel = Backbone.Model.extend({
    defaults: {
        title: '',
        completed: false

// Create a new Todo Model instance
var todo = new TodoModel({
    title: 'Learn Backbone.js'

// Log the Todo Model instance

Output example

TodoModel {
  attributes: {
    title: "Learn Backbone.js",
    completed: false
  _escapedAttributes: {},
  cid: "c1",
  changed: {},
  _silent: {},
  _pending: {},
  _previousAttributes: {
    title: "Learn Backbone.js",
    completed: false
  _changing: false

Overall, there is plenty of evidence to show that Backbone.js is still relevant today.

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