Chapter 7.2. Creating a Photo Gallery Using a TileList

A TileList component relies on a data source and displays items in a grid-like fashion. If you populate a tile list with data and not do anything else, it looks something like Figure 7.2-1.

Generic TileList component

Figure 7.2-1. Generic TileList component

However, with the use of item renderers, you can create a much richer visualization of the same data and add some functionality. For this example, you’ll be walking through how a tile list can be used to mock up a photo gallery and display options for each photo when a user rolls over it (see Figure 7.2-2).

Figure 7.2-2. Custom Photo Gallery using item renderers and dynamically ...

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