Chapter 5. Building an Advanced UI

In the previous chapter, we introduced you to the world of object-oriented user interface development, and in particular the core GWT constructs for creating rich web applications. In this chapter, we'll continue to explore the GWT API and delve further into the OO nature of GWT applications. We'll introduce some more advanced widgets such as tables, trees, and dialog boxes. We'll show you how to modularize the application code base and create your own generic GWT components as well. What's more, we'll make good use of all these ideas by applying them to our GWTasks sample application. By the end of this chapter, we'll have a full-blown, well-modularized application with built-in infrastructure for data management. ...

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