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The Problem with Extjs these days

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 sense to me that Extjs is becoming too over-configurable. … Continue reading

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Simple Navigation Menu in AngularJS

I struggled for about half a day trying to get some sort of menu system in AngularJS working. It seems very trivial, and in jQuery it is a breeze, but with angularJS it took a bit of searching and fiddling … 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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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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Using JSDoc

Enhancing Javascript with JSDoc and JSDoc-checking IDEs JSDoc is a way of documentating Javascript much like JavaDoc and Java annotations for Java. JSDoc does pretty much the same thing. It documents and annotates Javascript elements. However given that Javascript has … Continue reading

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Simple Piechart in HTML5 and Javascript

I created a little pie-chart component in Javascript for anyone who wants to spice up the HTML5 webs-site. Basically the requirements are that you define the slices like this:

The slices object contains two arrays in it. The first … Continue reading

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Javascript IDE Review

…a look at refactoring, intellisense, navigability, and usability. As agile software development becomes more commonplace, it becomes more and more essential that the tools we use allow us to develop software in a fast and flexible fashion. Particularly important is … Continue reading

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JSTabbedPane: Simple Tabbed Pane for Javascript

There are a number of tabbed pane components out there in Javascript world. But most of the tabbed panes out there are provided just as a javascript library, and have been minified/obfuscated making tweaks difficult. JSTabbedPane is a slick and … Continue reading

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