Creating new Dojo Widget

Alexander Netkachev on Alex @ Net written an article covering up “Creating a new Dojo Widget”. This tutorial demonstrates how to create a Dojo widget that displays a list of items. The widget implements paging and fetches data from the server using ajax request. Widgets are everywhere on the screen of your PC (when it […]

Alexander Netkachev on Alex @ Net written an article covering up “Creating a new Dojo Widget”. This tutorial demonstrates how to create a Dojo widget that displays a list of items. The widget implements paging and fetches data from the server using ajax request.

Widgets are everywhere on the screen of your PC (when it is on, of course). Buttons, labels, panels, edit boxes are interface components and “interface component” is just another name of the thing that is called “widget”. Widgets can be simple like labels or complex like spreadsheets. Some of them consist of thousands of another widgets, some of them are atomic and implemented only with underlying API. On the web, a thing which I’m constantly talking about, the “underlying API”, or methods that the developer can use for widget building, includes HTML, JavaScript, DHTML, CCS, Ajax and many other technologies. Continue reading…

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