How to set .js file loading in 3.1?


Using 3.1, I have set up a backbone.js file structure in my app/assets/
javascripts directory. I am unable to ensure that certain files have
access to others in the directory, e.g., helper files. How can .js
files be ‘required’ in other .js files?



What do you mean by "How can .js files be ‘required’ in other .js files?

That’s not really the way JavaScript works.

What exactly are you trying to do?

On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 07:53, Tim S. [email protected] wrote:

What do you mean by “How can .jsfiles be ‘required’ in other .js files?”
That’s not really the way JavaScript works.

Given that the OP doesn’t seem to know JS all that well, it’s a
reasonable question. Inclusion of one kind or another (be it literal
inclusion at that spot, or just noting the reference) is a feature of
many other languages. I’ve sometimes wished JS had such a thing. :frowning:


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Well, I’m working in Rails darlin’ CoffeeScript and I see the special
facilities for asset loading new with Rails 3.1, so I wondered whether
it might now be possible to modularize .js code. I was encouraged in
this hope by seeing that node.js offers ‘require’:wink:


On Oct 3, 8:32am, Dave A. [email protected]

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