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Learning Ext JS 4

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Learn
  • Learn how the Ext JS class system works and is organized
  • Dig into how the Ext JS components and widgets work
  • Use the powerful layout system that Ext JS 4 offers
  • Focus on the new MVC pattern and good architecture
  • Get the best of templates, dataviews, and grids
  • Change the default theme of the library easily with compass and sass, and create custom themes
  • Drag and drop easily and quickly with Ext JS 4

 

About

Ext JS is a JavaScript library for building interactive web applications using techniques such as Ajax, DHTML, and DOM scripting.

Ext JS 4 features expanded functionality, plugin-free charting, and a new MVC architecture, it's the best Ext JS web application development platform yet. It helps develop incredible web apps for every browser.

Learning Ext JS 4 will teach you how to get the best of each Ext JS component and also show you some very practical examples that you can use in real world applications. You will also learn why it is so useful and powerful in developing fast and beautiful applications.

The book starts with the very basics of Ext JS. You will learn to create a small application step-by-step, and add new features to it in every chapter.

Once you grasp the basics, you will learn more complicated topics such as creating new components, templates, architecture, patterns, and also tips and techniques that will help you improve your skills on JavaScript and Ext JS 4. We also cover how to create themes to make your application design beautiful and customize it the way you need.

At the end of the book, you will have a working application built using all the knowledge you gained from the book.

 

Features
  • Learn the basics and create your first classes
  • Handle data and understand the way it works, create powerful widgets and new components
  • Dig into the new architecture defined by Sencha and work on real world projects

 

Page Count 434
Course Length 13 hours 1 minutes
ISBN9781849516846
Date Of Publication 25 Jan 2013

Authors

Crysfel Villa

Crysfel Villa is a senior software engineer at Modus Create. He's a passionate JavaScript coder and an accomplished software developer with over 10 years' experience in technical training, consulting, and systems analysis. Crysfel loves to write about emerging technologies and he has deployed several apps to the Apple Store using React Native. He currently lives in NY and can be found attending tech meetups throughout the city. You can follow him on Twitter at @crysfel.

Armando Gonzalez

Armando Gonzalez is a Software Engineer with more than 4 years of experience in developing enterprise applications with Ext JS. He has plenty of experience in server-side technologies like PHP, Java J2EE, Node JS, and ROR. Before he started with Ext JS he was a Java and PHP developer. Since he started using JavaScript and Ext JS he became a JavaScript Evangelist, and started training teams on JavaScript and Ext JS. He loves to teach and share his knowledge with other developers and is always trying to make them use this awesome library. In early 2012 Armando started a software company, Codetlan, with some of his friends. This company focuses on developing enterprise applications using Sencha technologies. He is also a minor actionist in a Mexican startup called Cursame, where he developed the mobile version of the application and helped developing the main application using ROR technologies. If you want to know more about his work, you can follow him on Twitter (@manduks) or can watch his Open Source projects on Github (manduks).