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ExtGWT Rich Internet Application Cookbook by Odili Charles Opute

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Chapter 7. The Venerable Grid Component

In this chapter we will cover the following points:

  • Basic grid: numbered rows, re-orderable columns
  • Formatting cell data
  • Grouping column headers
  • Aggregating column data
  • Easy record selection with checkboxes
  • Entering validated data into a grid
  • Automatic pagination in grids
  • Data grouping in grids
  • Custom rendering for grid groups
  • Live data group summaries
  • BeanModel grid
  • Intuitive record filtering

Introduction

The grid is the most vivid manifestation of the will to order in graphic design. The main idea behind grid-based designs is the solid visual and structural balance you can create with them. Sophisticated layout structures offer more flexibility and enhance the visual experience of the user. In fact, users can easily ...

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