Chapter 6. Forms in Ext JS

This chapter covers

  • Exploring form panel input fields
  • Creating custom ComboBox templates
  • Creating a complex layout form panel

You just learned how to organize UI widgets with the various layout managers in the Ext JS framework. From here we’ll spring into instantiating and managing Ext JS form elements. What’s an application without user input?

It should be no surprise that developing and designing forms is a common task for web developers. Managing form validation is what JavaScript was mainly used for just a few years ago. Ext JS goes beyond typical form validation, building on the basic HTML input fields to both add features for the developer and enhance the user experience. For instance, let’s say a user ...

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