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Python 3 Web Development Beginner's Guide by Michel Anders

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Chapter 2. Creating a Simple Spreadsheet

In this chapter, we will develop a simple spreadsheet application. The spreadsheet functionality will be entirely implemented in JavaScript plus jQuery UI, but we will configure CherryPy to deliver the page that contains the spreadsheet application dynamically.

On the presentation side, we will encounter our first jQuery UI widgets (buttons) and will see how we can design other elements to adhere to jQuery UI standards to fit seamlessly in jQuery UI's theme framework. We will also see how to find and use publically available jQuery plugins and integrate the jEditable plugin into our application.

That is a lot to grasp in one go, but don't worry if every detail is not clear the first time. We will encounter ...

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