Create powerful widgets with Ext JS using Packt's new book and e-book

February 2013 | Open Source, Web Development

Packt is pleased to announce a new book titled Learning Ext JS 4 that helps readers understand each of the Ext JS components with some very practical examples and teaches them to develop beautiful applications. They will learn the organization and the workings of the Ext JS class system.

About the Authors:

Crysfel Villa is a Software Engineer with more than 7 years of experience with JavaScript. Crysfel trains teams on Ext JS for private companies, writes a blog with tutorials, tips and tricks, develops custom components on Ext JS for his clients, and works on Open Source projects to share his knowledge with the world.

Armando Gonzalez is a Software Engineer with more than 4 years of experience in developing enterprise applications with Ext JS. Before he started with Ext JS, he was a Java and PHP developer. He is a JavaScript Evangelist, and started training teams on JavaScript and Ext JS.

Readers will learn how the Ext JS components and widgets work, and will be able to use the powerful layout system that Ext JS 4 offers to focus on the new MVC pattern and good architecture. Using the best of templates, dataviews, and grids, users can change the default theme of the library easily with compass and sass, and create custom themes.

Learning Ext JS 4 brings out the importance and usefulness of the JavaScript library in developing fast and beautiful applications. Users will learn to create a small application, and add new features to it. As readers delve deeper into the book, they will learn complicated topics such as creating new components, templates, architecture, patterns, to improve their skills on JavaScript and Ext JS 4.

Some of the chapters emphasized in this book are:

Chapter 1: The Basics
Chapter 2: The Core Concepts
Chapter 3: Components and Layouts
Chapter 4: It's All About the Data
Chapter 5: Buttons and Toolbars
Chapter 6: Doing it with Forms
Chapter 7: Give me the Grid
Chapter 8: Architecture
Chapter 9: DataViews and Templates
Chapter 10: The Tree Panel
Chapter 11: Drag and Drop
Chapter 12: Look and Feel
Chapter 13: From Drawing to Charting

Web developers wanting to learn how Ext JS components and widgets work will find this book an interesting read. Available in print, and various electronic formats, the book retails at $49.99 for the print copy and $25.49 for the electronic version. For more information, please visit the book page at http://www.packtpub.com/learning-ext-javascript-4/book

Learning Ext JS 4
Dig into the new architecture defined by Sencha and work on real world projects.

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/learning-ext-javascript-4/book

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