more model based frameworks
going to start with backbone, see how that goes...

http://www.google.com/search?q=backbone%20js&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&source=hp&channel=np
backbone js - Google Search
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&client=firefox-a&hs=QNI&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&channel=np&q=knockout+js&revid=1360056184&sa=X&ei=tbWdT8NEiqDxBOeR7aMP&ved=0CCcQ1QIoAA&biw=866&bih=687
knockout js - Google Search
http://knockoutjs.com/
Knockout : Home
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&client=firefox-a&hs=QNI&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&channel=np&q=spine+js&revid=1360056184&sa=X&ei=tbWdT8NEiqDxBOeR7aMP&ved=0CCkQ1QIoAg&biw=866&bih=687
spine js - Google Search
http://spinejs.com/pages/examples
Spine
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&client=firefox-a&hs=QNI&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&channel=np&q=sammy+js+vs+backbone+js&revid=1360056184&sa=X&ei=tbWdT8NEiqDxBOeR7aMP&ved=0CCsQ1QIoBA&biw=866&bih=687
sammy js vs backbone js - Google Search
http://groups.google.com/group/sammyjs/browse_thread/thread/3891f892e25916dc
Backbone.js vs. sammy vs. others? - Sammy.js | Google Groups
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&client=firefox-a&hs=QNI&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&channel=np&q=sammy+js+vs+backbone+js&revid=1360056184&sa=X&ei=tbWdT8NEiqDxBOeR7aMP&ved=0CCsQ1QIoBA&biw=866&bih=687#hl=en&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-US%3Aofficial&channel=np&sclient=psy-ab&q=sammy+js+&oq=sammy+js+&aq=f&aqi=g1g-s1g2&aql=&gs_nf=1&gs_l=serp.3..0j0i10j0l2.328026.328026.0.328476.1.1.0.0.0.0.171.171.0j1.1.0.EfVRx9g4_v0&pbx=1&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.,cf.osb&fp=af46cba8562d9be&biw=866&bih=687
sammy js - Google Search
http://sammyjs.org/intro
Sammy.js / A Small Web Framework with Class / RESTFul Evented JavaScript
http://backbonejs.org/
Backbone.js
http://documentcloud.github.com/backbone/
Backbone.js
https://github.com/documentcloud/backbone/wiki/Tutorials%2C-blog-posts-and-example-sites
Tutorials, blog posts and example sites · documentcloud/backbone Wiki · GitHub
http://documentcloud.github.com/backbone/examples/todos/index.html
Backbone.js Todos
https://github.com/documentcloud/backbone
documentcloud/backbone · GitHub
http://documentcloud.github.com/underscore/
Underscore.js
https://github.com/documentcloud/underscore/
documentcloud/underscore · GitHub


have been working on concepts for sequencer in a browser representation

downloading backbone and underscore javascript libraries so they can be investigated for use in a web application

http://www.google.com/search?q=javascript%20drag%20and%20drop&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&source=hp&channel=np#hl=en&client=firefox-a&hs=Ibi&rls=org.mozilla:en-US%3Aofficial&channel=np&sclient=psy-ab&q=javascript+drag+item&oq=javascript+drag+item&aq=f&aqi=g-v1&aql=&gs_nf=1&gs_l=serp.3..0i15.153379.154479.0.155491.5.4.0.1.1.1.313.1052.2-3j1.5.0.3ceGDpsDlSk&pbx=1&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.,cf.osb&fp=6444ccfd1295e99d
javascript drag item - Google Search
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5186441/javascript-drag-and-drop-for-touch-devices
jquery - Javascript Drag and drop for touch devices - Stack Overflow
http://www.google.com/search?q=javascript+libraries&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a#q=javascript+libraries+comparison&hl=en&client=firefox-a&hs=Ghi&tbo=1&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&output=search&source=lnt&tbs=qdr:m&sa=X&ei=KrWQT__uAZTpgQe-sfGeBg&ved=0CAcQpwUoBA&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.,cf.osb&fp=6444ccfd1295e99d
javascript libraries comparison - Google Search
http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=3848683
Compare JS MVC frameworks implementing the same site: TodoMVC | Hacker News
http://socialcompare.com/en/comparison/javascript-graphs-and-charts-libraries
Javascript Graphs and Charts libraries | Comparison tables - SocialCompare
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JavaScript_library
JavaScript library - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
https://developers.google.com/speed/libraries/
Make the Web Faster — Google Developers
http://www.google.com/search?q=backbone+js&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a
backbone js - Google Search
http://documentcloud.github.com/backbone/
Backbone.js
https://github.com/documentcloud/backbone/wiki/Projects-and-Companies-using-Backbone
Projects and Companies using Backbone · documentcloud/backbone Wiki · GitHub
http://documentcloud.github.com/backbone/#examples
Backbone.js
http://zeptojs.com/
Zepto.js: the aerogel-weight jQuery-compatible JavaScript library
http://cubiq.org/iscroll
iScroll
http://www.google.com/search?q=underscore+js&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a
underscore js - Google Search
http://documentcloud.github.com/underscore/
Underscore.js
http://sass-lang.com/
Sass - Syntactically Awesome Stylesheets
http://compass-style.org/
Compass Home | Compass Documentation
http://lesscss.org/
LESS « The Dynamic Stylesheet language
http://coffeescript.org/
CoffeeScript
http://requirejs.org/
RequireJS
http://www.google.com/search?q=node+js&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a
node js - Google Search
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nodejs
Node.js - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
http://nodejs.org/
node.js
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Content_delivery_network
Content delivery network - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


http://www.google.com/search?q=jquery+sortable&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a#hl=en&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-US%3Aofficial&sclient=psy-ab&q=jquery+post+large+list&oq=jquery+post+large+list&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&gs_nf=1&gs_l=serp.3...20270.20735.6.21304.5.5.0.0.0.4.230.887.0j4j1.5.0.LwlgfnZ9W_M&pbx=1&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.,cf.osb&fp=6444ccfd1295e99d
jquery post large list - Google Search
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5978202/jquery-large-list-performance
json - jQuery Large List Performance - Stack Overflow
http://jquery-howto.blogspot.com/2009/02/5-easy-tips-on-how-to-improve-code.html
JQuery HowTo: 5 easy tips on how to improve code performance with huge data sets in jQuery
http://codeigniter.com/forums/viewthread/75166/
Session Size Limit... | CodeIgniter Forums
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6564316/jquery-ui-sortable-toarray-skips-1-item
javascript - jQuery ui sortable toArray skips 1 item - Stack Overflow
http://jqueryui.com/demos/sortable/#option-zIndex
jQuery UI - Sortable Demos & Documentation
http://www.google.com/search?q=jquery+post+request&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a
jquery post request - Google Search
http://net.tutsplus.com/tutorials/javascript-ajax/5-ways-to-make-ajax-calls-with-jquery/
5 Ways to Make Ajax Calls with jQuery | Nettuts+
http://api.jquery.com/category/ajax/
Ajax – jQuery API
http://api.jquery.com/jQuery.post/
jQuery.post() – jQuery API
http://www.google.com/search?q=jquery+sortable+with+position&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a#hl=en&client=firefox-a&hs=Ppv&rls=org.mozilla:en-US%3Aofficial&sclient=psy-ab&q=jquery+sortable+with+position+field&oq=jquery+sortable+with+position+field&aq=f&aqi=q-A1&aql=&gs_nf=1&gs_l=serp.3..33i29.11665.12496.0.13740.6.6.0.0.0.0.288.1490.0j1j5.6.0.U67JnTYCSFM&pbx=1&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.,cf.osb&fp=6444ccfd1295e99d
jquery sortable with position field - Google Search
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2979643/jquery-ui-sortable-position
jQuery UI Sortable Position - Stack Overflow
http://jsfiddle.net/HgAQu/
Edit this Fiddle - jsFiddle
http://www.google.com/search?q=jquery+list+to+json&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a
jquery list to json - Google Search
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/191881/serializing-to-json-in-jquery
javascript - Serializing to JSON in jQuery - Stack Overflow
https://raw.github.com/douglascrockford/JSON-js/master/json2.js
https://raw.github.com/douglascrockford/JSON-js/master/json2.js
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4327042/convert-select-list-to-json-using-jquery
Convert select list to JSON using jQuery - Stack Overflow


reading about different javascript libraries

http://www.codecademy.com/#!/exercises/0
Learn to code | Codecademy
http://www.codecademy.com/jobs
Jobs | Codecademy
http://documentcloud.github.com/backbone/
Backbone.js
http://documentcloud.github.com/backbone/#examples
Backbone.js
http://m.airbnb.com/
Airbnb Mobile
http://handlebarsjs.com/
Handlebars.js: Minimal Templating on Steroids
http://zeptojs.com/
Zepto.js: the aerogel-weight jQuery-compatible JavaScript library
http://sass-lang.com/
Sass - Syntactically Awesome Stylesheets
http://cubiq.org/iscroll
iScroll