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Grade Name



A "little" component is the most basic component: it supports options merging.


A "model" component is a little component that additionally provides supports for any model defined in the components options.


An "evented" component is a little component that additionally instantiates event firers based on events declared in the options.


A "view" component is an evented model component that supports a view.


A "renderer" component is a vew component that bears a renderer. There are additional features provided by this component type specified on the Useful functions and events section of the Renderer Component page


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Specifying A Grade

A component's grade should be specified using the gradeNames option in the components defaults block, as shown in the examples below. The gradeNames option is a string or array of strings.