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Learning Ext JS - Fourth Edition by Armando Gonzalez, Crysfel Villa, Carlos A. Méndez

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Loading classes on demand

When we develop large applications, performance is really important. We should only load the scripts we need; this means that if we have many modules in our application, we should separate them into packages so we would be able to load them individually.

Ext JS, since version 4, allows us to dynamically load classes and files when we need them, also we can configure dependencies in each class and the Ext library will load them for us.

You need to understand that using the loader is great for development, that way we can easily debug the code because the loader includes all the classes one by one. However, it's not recommended to load all the Ext classes in production environments. We should create packages of classes and ...

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