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Backbase 4 RIA Development by Sergey Ilinsky, Ghica van Emde Boas

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Simple widgets

Simple widgets are the ones that are static. Maybe they have a CSS class applied or maybe there are attributes that help to change the appearance of the widget.

Building a TDL widget definition

In this section, we'll discuss how to get a TDL definition off the ground. The basic skeleton for a new widget built in TDL has three elements: the tdl root tag, a namespace identifier, and a widget declaration using the element tag.

The following example shows the required code necessary to create a widget skeleton. For each TDL definition, you will need a namespace tag that will contain one or more element tags.

<?xml version="1.0"?> <d:tdl xmlns:d="http://www.backbase.com/2006/tdl"> <d:namespace name="http://www.squaringthecircles.com/squared"> ...

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