Chapter 5. Exploring layouts

This chapter covers

  • Using layout systems
  • Exploring the Layout class inheritance model
  • Understanding the Card layout

When building an application, many developers struggle with how to organize their UI and which tools to use to get the job done. In this chapter you’ll gain the necessary experience to be able to make these decisions in an educated manner. We’ll start by introducing component layouts that are new to Ext JS 4 and go on to explore the numerous container layout models and identify best practices as well as common issues you’ll encounter.

The container layout management schemes are responsible for the visual organization of widgets onscreen. They include simple layout schemes such as Fit, where a ...

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