Chapter 4. Forms, Dynamic Content, and More!

One of the major benefits of the Extension Library is the number of prebuilt and preformatted components that allow the developer to quickly and easily deploy complex layouts and design patterns. Components such as the Form Layout controls (xe:formTable, xe:formRow, and xe:formColumn) along with the controls like Forum Post (xe:forumPost) enable developers to create rich user interfaces without spending time worrying about designing the layout. Coupled with components that enable the capability to extend AJAX into the application with dynamic content controls such as the Switch (xe:switchFacet) and the In Place Form (xe:inPlaceForm), the Extension Library will instill modern design patterns and best ...

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