Chapter 7. Writing custom components

This chapter covers

  • An introduction to writing custom components
  • Implementing a selectable-list component
  • Implementing a tree-view component
  • Integrating Ember.js with Twitter Bootstrap

The ability to write custom components is a key feature in most GUI frameworks because it allows you to build parts that can be reused in the same application as well as across applications. Most applications have components that share a similar functionality throughout. Features such as selectable lists, buttons that integrate with Twitter, and tree-based components are a few examples of situations in which implementing custom components can make sense in your application.

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