Chapter 4. A place for Components

This chapter covers

  • Exploring the Panel
  • Implementing the many Panel content areas
  • Displaying an Ext.Window
  • Using Ext.MessageBox
  • Learning about and creating TabPanels

When developers start to experiment or build applications with Ext, they often start by copying examples from the downloadable SDK. Although this approach is good for learning how a particular layout was accomplished, it falls short in explaining how the stuff works, which leads to those throbbing forehead arteries. In this chapter, I’ll explain some of the core topics, which are some of the building blocks to developing a successful UI deployment.

Here we’ll cover Containers, which provide the management of child items and are one of the ...

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