Instant Wijmo Widgets How-to [Instant]


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  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.
  • Make calendars, sliders, dynamic and animated charts quickly and easily
  • Create a live stream chart displaying real time data
  • Roll out customized themes via JQuery UI themerollers

Book Details

Language : English
eBook : 82 pages
Release Date : March 2013
ISBN : 1782161864
ISBN 13 : 9781782161868
Author(s) : Tochi Eke-Okoro
Topics and Technologies : All Books, Instant, Web Development, Open Source, Web Development

Table of Contents

Preface
Instant Wijmo Widgets How-to
  • Instant Wijmo Widgets How-to
    • Bar chart (Simple)
    • Column bar chart (Simple)
    • Stacked bar chart (Simple)
    • Animation and live data (Intermediate)
    • Bubble chart (Intermediate)
    • Calendar (Intermediate)
    • Grids (Advanced)
    • Data source (Advanced)
    • Using Wijmo with KnockoutJS (Advanced)
    • ThemeRoller (Advanced)

Tochi Eke-Okoro

Tochi Eke-Okoro is currently the Tech Lead of Front End Engineering at Joor Inc. He has worked with billion dollar companies and startups as both a backend and frontend developer. He enjoys fiddling with Object Oriented Javascript, hacking JQuery Plugins, Ajax, JSON, PHP scripting, Terminal and C++. He also enjoys playing mission based video and sport games, chess, and manga animations. He lives in Newark, New Jersey, with his beautiful wife and son.

Wijmo Widgets How-to, by Tochi Eke-Okoro, is a great resource to use when getting started with Wijmo. It covers all of the basics and gives nice examples of using Wijmo widgets in practical scenarios.

I highly recommend Wijmo Widgets How-to to anyone looking to jump-start their development with Wijmo.

- Chris Bannon, Product Manager, Wijmo

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What you will learn from this book

  • Coveted skills of quick UI rollouts
  • Convert a bar chart to a column bar chart to display useful information
  • Initialize myriad Wijmo widgets for customized use
  • Serves as a helpful inventory to the user interface developer
  • Make calendars, sliders, and animated charts quickly and easily
  • Create a live stream chart displaying real time data
  • Create dynamic charts
  • Integrate KnockoutJS library with Wijmo

In Detail

With Wijmo you will always be one step ahead of regular UI developers. Wijmo doesn’t require a re-invention of the wheel; it is written with JQuery, so it supports regular JQuery and even native Javascript. You can initialize any widget you want to use for your project and customize its functionality and styling. With Wijmo, the possibilities are limitless!!

"Instant Wijmo Widgets How-to" is perfect for aspiring and experienced UI developers. It describes basic techniques of initializing and deploying various UI widgets that serve a specific purpose. It is an ideal book for aspiring and experienced UI developers. It describes basic techniques for initializing and deploying various UI widgets that serve a specific purpose.

"Instant Wijmo Widgets How-to" is structured to take you from easy to seemingly difficult topics. This implies that some widgets are easier to initialize than others. However the overall deployment of a widget is basic and straightforward, without the complexities encountered in various JQuery plugins. Every topic discussed in this book is interesting, engaging, and exciting.

There is no strict direction from one chapter to the next.. Most chapters are independent of each other. This creates the flexibility to delve into just what you need to resolve a particular task.

"Instant Wijmo Widgets How-to" serves as an important inventory for a UI developer, equipping the reader with skills to solve most UI related issues.

Approach

Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks.A recipe-based instant tutorial, showing app development with Knockout and Wijmo, and covering major widgets and themes.

Who this book is for

This book aims at equipping the reader with the necessary tools that Wijmo and Knockout JS provide for easing and speeding up development. It addresses the needs of everyone in the UI development space, both experienced and newbies. To get the most out of this book you should have a good working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and will need to be comfortable using jQuery.

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