Building Mobile Javascript Webapps With BackboneJS & jQuery: Part 1

Addy Osmani talks through a sample photo gallery built with Backbone.js and the JQuery Mobile framework.
He discusses a complete overview of Backbone 0.5.2's components introducing plenty of clear code samples, as well as talking through the issues surrounding routing when coupled with jQuery Mobile.
The two part series should prove to be an excellent starting point for those looking to create a pure Javascript driven web application.
It'll be interesting to see how things compare to an implementation using Spine.js and/or the Zepto.js framework

Quick And Simple NodeJS Setup

Getting up and running with Node is pretty simple.  Here's a quick script (with the largest part of help from here) to move things along that little bit quicker.  This isn't the best way if you want to stay up to date with releases, this will just get Node installed and ready to play