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Instant Wijmo Widgets How-to

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Tochi Eke-Okoro

Learn how to use Wijmo tools to speed up UI development and browser compatibility through practical recipes
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Book Details

ISBN 139781782161868
Paperback82 pages

About This Book

  • 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

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.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: 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)

What You Will Learn

  • 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.

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