Chapter 12. Drag-and-drop

This chapter covers

  • Understanding the drag-and-drop workflow
  • Dissecting the Ext JS drag-and-drop classes
  • Implementing drag-and-drop override methods
  • Understanding the drag-and-drop life cycle
  • Using the drag-and-drop plug-ins

One of the greatest advantages of using a graphical user interface is the ability to easily move items around the screen with simple mouse gestures. This interaction is known as drag-and-drop. You use drag-and-drop without giving it a second thought just about every time you use a modern computer. If you step back and think about it, you’ll realize how this feature makes your life a lot easier.

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