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jQuery UI Cookbook by Adam Boduch

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Chapter 12. Widgets and More!

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Accordions to tabs, and back again
  • Building a custom widget from scratch
  • Building an observer widget
  • Using widgets with Backbone applications

Introduction

Until now, each chapter in this book has focused on working with a specific widget that ships with jQuery UI. In this chapter, we're more interested in the grand scheme of things. After all, you're building an application, and not a demonstration. So, it's important that developers using jQuery UI be conscious not only about how each individual widget works on their own, but also about how they behave in their environment, and how they interact with other widgets and frameworks.

We'll also address the nuts-and-bolts ...

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