Chapter 10. Rich components and Ajax

In this chapter:

  • Using Ajax components and behaviors to create responsive web UIs
  • Contributing JavaScript and CSS to the <head> section with header contributors
  • Integrating third-party JavaScript libraries in your custom components
  • Gotchas when using Ajax in your applications

Chapter 8 introduced you to creating custom components with Wicket. In the second half of that chapter, we developed a discount-list component, which consists of multiple panels and has different modes of operation (list, edit/delete, and add).

This chapter is about rich components, which typically means widgets that have richer behavior than basic ones in HTML. Examples are lists where you can reorder elements by dragging and ...

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