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

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Comments about using layouts

Consider that you can nest layouts using combinations of containers and layouts, and also remember to ensure the right configuration each layout needs. In upcoming chapters, we will use layout nesting and containers-layout combinations so that you can have a more precise idea of how to combine these. Meanwhile, you can try to nest, combine, and play with the layout system.

One of the common mistakes that Ext JS beginners make is with the overnesting components; this can sometimes harm performance. You need to use layouts and set the proper type of container with adequate planning, for example:

Ext.onReady(function(){ Ext.create('Ext.panel.Panel', { width: 500, height: 300, title: 'Border Layout', layout: 'border', items: ...

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