Kanso (GitHub: kanso ) has
been changed to work more like a generic build system for
CouchApps. It's more framework agnostic, and includes a package repository, which is
available at kan.so/packages. From Caolan
McMahon in the New Kanso release and change of direction
If you're working with CouchDB and want a relatively easy way to run
the Kanso Google Group is still
relatively small and helpful.
Recipes with Backbone (price: \$24)
is an ebook by Nick Gauthier and Chris Strom that covers an introduction
to Backbone.js, namespacing, view templates, collection views, actions,
animations, non-REST models, routes, and more. The full table of
contents is here: Recipes with
Backbone and excerpts are
available for Collection View
(PDF) and Changes Feed (PDF).
I haven't yet bought a copy for review, but the sample content looks
promising. If you buy it, please let everyone know what you think in the
Appify UI by Thomas
Aylott helps package web apps as Mac OS X bundles. The thing that makes
it slightly special is Node apps can be bundled just as easily as
anything else. There's a Node demo app, and instructions on how to make
them in the project's documentation.