Border layout is perhaps one of the more popular layouts. While quite complex at first glance, it is popular because it turns out to be quite flexible to design and to use. It offers common elements often seen in complex web applications, such as an area for header content, footer content, a main content area, plus areas to either side. All are separately scrollable and resizable if needed, among other benefits. In Ext speak, these areas are called
Regions, and are given names of
Center region is mandatory. It is also the one without any given dimensions; it will resize to fit the remaining area after all the other regions have been set. A
East region must have a ...