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Problems with Extjs

I really like Extjs. But I have found myself struggling with Extjs in recent times and questioning the overall philosophy and direction of the framework. Configuration over convention? There is this creeping sense to me that Extjs is becoming too … Continue reading


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Extjs Widget Factory

What every good extjs application needs is a Widget Factory. Over time our project team gravitated naturally to this pattern, and suspect it is a common pattern in the community. Let me break it down.. When developing an extjs GUI … Continue reading


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Javascript Framework Review

Recently I had to do a Javascript Framework evaluation for a client. Prerequisites for the frameworks was that the framework should have sophisticated tables (aka Grids) and sophisticated dialogs. Also of interest in our evaluation was if the framework could do … Continue reading


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Loading Spinner with jQuery Promises

In your website you want to call a web service that performs some long running task. It may be loading a large set of data or performing a complex calculation on the server, so you want to animate a spinner or … Continue reading


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Layouts in Extjs

This is a quick overview of layouts in ExtJS.    absolute     The absolute layout positions an element using x,y coordinates.

This type of layout should be avoided, as resizing the panel will not resize the components. Only … Continue reading


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ExtJS Filter Across All Grid Cells

ExtJS offers the ability to filter rows based on a column. By setting filters features in grid like so :

and defining filters on your columns like so :

You can get some pretty cool filtering functionality in … Continue reading


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