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Instant Ext JS Starter

Nagarajan Bhava

Find out what Ext JS actually is, what you can do with it, and why it's so great
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Book Details

ISBN 139781782166108
Paperback56 pages

About This Book

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.
  • Install and set up the environment with this quick Starter guide
  • Learn the basics of the framework and built-in utility functions
  • Use MVC architecture, components, and containers
  • Get to grips with the framework layout system in a nutshell

Who This Book Is For

Instant Ext JS Starter is for people who are new to the Ext JS framework and people who are trying to explore the important features and possibilities of the framework. It assumes that you will have some experience with or understand the JavaScript programming language. As this is an Instant title, it provides the features of the framework and its usage in a nutshell, helping the user to start instantly. Readers are expected to have a browser with a debugger installed, preferably Firefox with the Firebug debugger plugin.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Instant Ext JS Starter
So, what is Ext JS?
Installation and environment setup
Quick start – Creating and defining your Ext JS application
Top features you'll want to know about
People and places you should get to know

What You Will Learn

  • Install Ext JS and test framework
  • Understand, define, and create an Ext JS class
  • Use Ext JS Lang Functions
  • Learn the layout mechanism
  • Use containers, components, and data packages
  • Traverse Ext JS components with easy-to-use examples
  • Work with forms and templates
  • Learn controllers and events

In Detail

Using JavaScript framework is the new way of creating rich, cross-browser, intuitive UI interfaces, in a fraction of the time that it would otherwise normally take. A cross-browser web application with header, footer, left column section with links, a content with a CSS grid/table, and a form with few text fields and a submit button can be done with ease using the JavaScript framework.

Instant Ext JS Starter has been especially created to provide you with all the information that you need to start with the Ext JS Sencha JavaScript framework. You will understand what the framework does, get started with building your first browser-based application/widget, and discover its rich and modern UI components.

Instant Ext JS Starter starts with brief details on downloading and installing the framework libraries, configuring the web server, creating your first application, and defining and creating a class. It goes through the key features you need to know about, along with the layout process. It ends with providing links to articles and tutorials to accomplish what you want to do.

Instant Ext JS Starter will help you to start Ext JS instantly, providing basic details about the framework, how it is being used in the class system, and MVC architecture. Also, it lets you know about the default built-in functions, and different component traversing techniques within a structure of components with easy-to-use examples. In addition, these examples will assist you in the usage of layouts within a component structure, handling events, working with forms and templates, and getting information about help articles and tutorials.This book helps you to understand the framework and provides insights about its key features that are required to start immediately.


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