Ext JS in Action

Covers Ext JS Version 4.0

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Summary

Ext JS in Action, Second Edition teaches Ext JS from the ground up. You'll start with a quick overview of the framework and then explore the core components by diving into complete examples, engaging illustrations, and crisp, straightforward explanations. You'll feel like you have an expert guide right at your elbow teaching you important Ext techniques and offering insight into its inner workings. Along the way, you'll learn the best practices for building and scaling full-featured web applications, including how to customize and build Ext widgets. Fully revised for Ext JS 4.0.

About this Book

Ext JS is a mature JavaScript web application framework that provides modern UI widgets and an advanced MVC architecture. It helps you manage tedious boilerplate and minimize hand-coded HTML and browser incompatibilities.

Ext JS in Action, Second Edition starts with a quick overview of the framework and then explores the core components by diving into complete examples, engaging illustrations, and clear explanations. You'll feel like you have an expert guide at your elbow as you learn the best practices for building and scaling full-featured web applications.

A working knowledge of JavaScript is assumed. No prior experience with Ext JS is required.

Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

What's Inside

  • Building professional web apps with Ext JS
  • Stamping out DOM fragments with templates
  • Customizing and building Ext widgets
  • Masterful UI design
  • Fully revised for Ext JS version 4.0

About the Authors

Jay Garcia is a well-known member of the Ext JS community and a contributor to the framework. He wrote Sencha Touch in Action. Grgur Grisogono founded SourceDevCon in London, UK and Split, Croatia. Jacob Andresen is a consultant specializing in large scale internet applications.

Table of Contents
    PART 1 INTRODUCTION TO EXT JS 4.0
  1. A framework apart
  2. DOM manipulation
  3. Components and containers
  4. PART 2 EXT JS COMPONENTS
  5. Core UI components
  6. Exploring layouts
  7. Forms in Ext JS
  8. The data store
  9. The grid panel
  10. Taking root with trees
  11. Drawing and charting
  12. Remote method invocation with Ext Direct
  13. Drag-and-drop
  14. PART 3 BUILDING AN APPLICATION
  15. Class system foundations
  16. Building an application

About The Authors

Jay Garcia develops Ext JS and Sencha Touch applications for various clients around the world and actively contributes to the Sencha community as a speaker, advocate, and frequent poster on technical forums. Author of Ext JS in Action, Jay has been a Sencha enthusiast and supporter since 2006.

Jacob K. Andresen works as a consultant based in Copenhagen, Denmark and as developed several large scale internet applications. He has been an Ext JS enthusiast since attending his first Ext JS conference in 2009.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Manning Publications (February 13, 2014)
  • Length: 408 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781617290329

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