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Learning Ext JS 4 by Armando Gonzalez, Crysfel Villa

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Chapter 6. Doing it with Forms

Ext JS comes with powerful widgets to collect and edit data; we have the form component and many types of input widgets. These include textfields, textarea, radios, checkbox, combos, sliders, and many more.

In this chapter we are going to learn about the components we can use to collect data from our users. Also we are going to be working on our final application as well as creating the required forms in the wireframes we defined in Chapter 1, The Basics.

We are going to cover the following topics in this chapter:

  • The form component
  • The available field types
  • Field container
  • Submitting the data

The form component

In order to collect and handle data Ext comes with the Ext.form.Panel class. This class extends from the panel ...

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