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Learn BlackBerry 10 App Development: A Cascades-Driven Approach by Anwar Ludin

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Chapter     4

Controls

Controls provide the fundamental UI building blocks of Cascades applications. By learning how to use them effectively, you will be able to design shiny applications where information is presented to the user in a polished and clear manner. This chapter will review the most essential Cascades controls and show you how to use them in your own applications. Considering that you will build your UI in QML most of the time, I will use QML exclusively in this chapter (you can also build your UI using C++, but that should rarely be the case in practice).  UI best practices are another important topic that I will cover throughout the topics presented here. After having read this chapter, you will

  • Understand how to use layouts ...

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