Chapter 8. Working with forms

This chapter covers

  • Building simple and complex forms
  • Loading and saving forms
  • Binding a form to a list

So far in this book we’ve covered many ways to manage data and display it onscreen using Sencha Touch’s various UI widgets, ranging from tabs, to generic components, to XTemplates. Though this information is important for most applications, we’re sure your users are just as demanding as ours and want to interact with the data—and maybe even save it!

Interacting with the data is done using Form panels and form fields. In this chapter you’ll examine the various form elements, their uses, and how to put them together in a form that can be loaded and saved. After that you’ll explore ways to use forms in conjunction ...

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