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Author Frederick, Shea.
Title Learning Ext JS 3.2 : build dynamic, desktop-style user interfaces for your data-driven web applications using Ext JS / Shea Frederick, Colin Ramsay, Steve (Cutter) Blades, and Nigel White.
Imprint Birmingham, UK : Packt Pub., ©2010.

Author Frederick, Shea.
Subject JavaScript (Computer program language)
User interfaces (Computer systems)
Web sites -- Design -- Computer systems.
Internet programming.
Alt Name Colin, Ramsay.
Blades, Steve (Cutter)
White, Nigel.
Alternate Title Build dynamic, desktop-style user interfaces for your data-driven web applications using Ext JS.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 408 pages) : illustrations
Summary Ext JS is a JavaScript library that makes it (relatively) easy to create desktop-style user interfaces in a web application, including multiple windows, toolbars, drop-down menus, dialog boxes, and much more. This book covers all of the major features of the Ext framework using interactive code and clear explantion coupled with lots of screenshots. Learning Ext JS will help you create rich, dynamic, and AJAX-enabled web applications that look good and perform beyond the expectations of your users.
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Copyright; Credits; About the Authors; About the Reviewers; Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Getting Started; A word about JavaScript; I'm asynchronous!; About Ext JS; Ext JS: not just another JavaScript library; Cross-browser DOM (Document Object Model); Event-driven interfaces; Ext JS and AJAX; Getting Ext JS; Where to put Ext JS; Including Ext JS in our pages; What do those files do?; Spacer image; Using the Ext JS library; Time for action; The example; Using the Ext.onReady function; Not working?; Adapters; Using adapters; Localization; English only
A language other than EnglishMultiple languages; Ext JS online help; Online API docs; The FAQ; Ext JS forum; Summary; Chapter 2: The Staples of Ext JS; Meet the config object; The old way; The new way-config objects; What is a config object?; Widgets and classes; Time for action; What just happened?; More widget wonders; Time for (further) action; Lighting the fire; The workhorse-Ext.get; Minimizing memory usage; Can we use our own HTML?; Summary; Chapter 3: Forms; The core components of a form; Our first form; Nice form-how does it work?; Child items; Validation; Built-in validation-vtypes
Styles for displaying errorsCustom validation-creating our own vtype; Masking-don't press that key!; Radio buttons and check boxes; It's not a button, it's a radio button; X marks the checkbox; The ComboBox; A database-driven ComboBox; TextArea and HTMLEditor; Listening for form field events; ComboBox events; Buttons and form action; Form submission; Talking back-the server responses; Loading a form with data; Static data load; DOM listeners; Summary; Chapter 4: Menus, Toolbars, and Buttons; What's on the menu?; The menu's items; A toolbar for every occasion; Button configuration
A basic buttonButton with a menu; Split button; Toggling button state; Toolbar item alignment, dividers, and spacers; Shortcuts; Icon buttons; Button events and handlers-click me!; Loading content on menu item click; Form fields in a toolbar; Buttons don't have to be in a toolbar; Toolbars in panels; Toolbars unleashed; Summary; Chapter 5: Displaying Data with Grids; What is a grid anyway?; A GridPanel is databound; The record definition; The Reader; ArrayReader; JsonReader; XmlReader; Loading our data store; Displaying structured data with a GridPanel; Converting data read into the store
Displaying the GridPanelHow did that work?; Defining a grid's column model; Built-in column types; BooleanColumn; DateColumn; NumberColumn; TemplateColumn; ActionColumn; Using cell renderers; Formatting data using the built-in cell renderers; Creating lookup data stores-custom cell rendering; Combining two columns; Generating HTML and graphics; Built-in features; Client-side sorting; Hidden/visible columns; Column reordering; Displaying server-side data in the grid; Loading the movie database from an XML file; Loading the movie database from a JSON file; Loading data from a database using PHP
ISBN 9781849511216 (electronic bk.)
1849511217 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 696313564
Additional Format Print version: Frederick, Shea. Learning Ext JS 3.2. Birmingham, UK : Packt Publishing, Ltd. ; 2010 9781849511209 (OCoLC)681374299

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