Instant Ext.NET Application Development [Instant]

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Learn in an Instant - Short, Fast, Focused
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  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results
  • Hook up client-side controls events to server-side methods
  • Understand the core features of Ext.NET such as Masks and Confirmations and Editor panels, as well as Listeners, DirectEvents, and Stores
  • Practical examples with common controls such as forms, windows, and grids
  • Learn lots of hints, tips, and tricks to make life easier with Ext.NET

Book Details

Language : English
eBook : 40 pages
Release Date : July 2013
ISBN : 178216474X
ISBN 13 : 9781782164746
Author(s) : Kevin Sullivan
Topics and Technologies : All Books, Application Development, Instant, Open Source

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Instant Ext.NET Application Development
  • Instant Ext.NET Application Development
    • Understanding Direct Methods and Direct Events (Intermediate)
    • Dealing with Listeners (Intermediate)
    • Working with data and custom objects (Intermediate)
    • Using TabPanels to separate functionality (Simple)
    • Understanding window controls (Simple)
    • Using Ext.NET form controls and panels (Simple)
    • Working with grid panels, stores, and paging (Intermediate)
    • Editing grid panel rows (Intermediate)
    • Showing masks and confirmations (Simple)
    • Knowing about the editor panel (Simple)
    • Creating toolbars in Ext.NET (Simple)
    • Using tool tips (Simple)
    • Programming fundamentals in JavaScript and Ext.NET (Advanced)

Kevin Sullivan

Kevin Sullivan is a web architect and development team lead living and working in Swansea, South Wales. His role involves overseeing and designing applications using C#, SQL Server, and JavaScript. Kevin has a keen interest in system architecture, design patterns and practices, and usability. He has a cocker spaniel called Bryn and has a love of the outdoors. Kevin studied Computer Science at the University of Wales, Swansea, and is originally from Merthyr Tydfil.

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What you will learn from this book

  • Build the common features that are within most web applications using Ext. NET’s rich UI controls
  • Discover practical tips on writing clean and simple JavaScript
  • Use your custom objects within example code
  • Extend an Ext.NET control using JavaScript
  • Improve your knowledge of JavaScript as a server-side programmer

In Detail

The role of the web application developer has changed over time, making it more important now to have more than just one set of programming skills. Understanding Ext.NET will mean the difference between building a regular web application and building a quick, professional, and modern web application. Go from the client side to the server side in a few lines of code and back again. All you have to concentrate on is the building blocks of your application, without the need for any creative flair.

Instant Ext.NET Application Development How-to is a practical, hands-on guide that provides you with a number of clear, step-by-step exercises, which will help you take advantage of the real power that is behind Ext.NET, and give you a good grounding in using it in your web applications. This book takes you from the initial steps of how to declare controls, interact with them on the client side or the server side, through to real-world examples, with questions and answers on the most commonly-used controls.

You will also learn how to use the multitude of controls and minimize design effort when it comes to building a rich web application. Find out how effortless it is to mask a web page when an AJAX request is fired and when a response is received, and how easy it is to edit and submit grid values and rows back to the server, as well as how easy Ext.NET makes it to interact with your custom objects in JavaScript.

Ext.NET Application Development How-to will teach you everything you need to get you started programming web applications using the Ext.NET framework.


Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks. This book will show you how to get started with Ext.NET, and also provides practical examples and tips using some of the core controls with which you’ll be up and running and coding rich UIs. The book also gives a brief explanation about some useful JavaScript tips and techniques to get you confident in writing your own object-orientated JavaScript for Ext.NET.

Who this book is for

This book is for anyone that wants to get started with Ext.NET. These simple, quick, and practical recipes will help you, as a developer, developer get a good grounding of client-side and server-side programming. It is assumed you have some experience of JavaScript and ASP.NET, as well as an understanding of object-orientated programming. Readers are also expected to be familiar with Visual Studio 2010, on which the examples are built.

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