Master the Ext JS widgets and learn to create custom components to suit your needs Build striking native and custom layouts, forms, grids, listviews, treeviews, charts, tab panels, menus, toolbars and much more for your real-world user interfaces Packed with easy-to-follow examples to exercise all of the features of the Ext JS library Part of Packts Cookbook series: Each recipe is a carefully organized sequence of instructions to complete the task as efficiently as possible
What you will learn from this book?
Work with different browsers, platforms, and the DOM, as well as determine and understand the different ExtJS data types Create your own custom Ext JS data types as you extend their functionality Build great-looking and friendly forms by using client and server-side field validation, form loading, submission, field customization, and layout techniques Explore the different layouts provided by the Ext JS library as well as create your own, and understand their common uses Display, edit, and group tabular data generated by the server using Grid Panels Explore the advantages and the efficiency tradeoffs of widgets such as Combo boxes Use the drag and drop features of the grid component, data editing with the new RowEditor Class, and the new lightweight ListView component Explore multiple ways of displaying master-details relationships Group components or information under the same container to build hierarchical views of information by using TabPanel components Use patterns to build a solid and flexible application architecture and implement additional design patterns such as auto-saving form elements, component state management, and code modules to build robust and flexible applications with Ext JS Build your own custom components on top of the Ext framework and enhance the custom components created by the Ext JS users community
Approach The Ext JS Cookbook contains step-by-step instructions for Ext JS users to build desktop-style interfaces in their own web applications. The book is designed so that you can refer to it chapter by chapter, or you can look at the list of recipes and read them in no particular order.
Who this book is written for?
The Ext JS Cookbook is for Ext JS users who want a book of useful techniques, with explanations, that they can refer to and adapt to their purposes. Developers who are already familiar with Ext JS will find practical guidance and numerous examples covering most of the librarys features and components that can be used as a solid foundation to build upon when creating rich internet applications.