Books: 2

Kendo UI

UI from jQuery to Polymer
Although web components are still on the bleeding edge—barely supported in modern browsers—the technology is also moving extremely fast. This practical guide gets you up to speed on the concepts underlying W3C’s emerging standard and shows you how to build custom, reusable HTML5 Web Components. Regardless more » of your experience with libraries such as jQuery and Polymer, this book teaches JavaScript developers the DOM manipulations these libraries perform. You’ll learn how to build a basic widget with vanilla JavaScript and then convert it into a web component that’s semantic, declarative, encapsulated, consumable, and maintainable. With custom components, the Web can finally fulfill its potential as a natively extensible application platform. This book gets you in at the right time. * Understand core concepts (such as normal flow and positioning, and Z-index) for properly positioning, dragging, and resizing elements * Explore UI concepts and patterns typically abstracted away by Dojo, jQuery UI, Kendo UI, and other libraries * Dive into the W3C standard and convert your working widget example into a fully functioning web component * Learn how to encapsulate, package, and deploy your web components with Google’s Polymer framework « less
Over 50 recipes to help you rapidly build rich and dynamic user interfaces for web and mobile platforms
ABOUT THIS BOOK * Create rich interfaces for the Web using the Kendo UI application framework and various sets of widgets that come packaged in the library * Build web applications for the mobile platform by providing a native look and feel on iOS, Android, Blackberry, and Windows Phone, without having more » to worry about maintaining separate codebases for each platform * Leverage HTML5-based DataViz widgets in the Kendo UI library to build charts and dashboards WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR This book will do wonders for web developers having knowledge of HTML and Javascript and want to polish their skills in building applications using the Kendo UI library. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN * Get to grips with the basics of the Kendo UI application framework * Use various widgets such as Grid, TreeView, Editor, PanelBar, Modal Window, and File uploader, and customize your application to meet the business requirements * Build web applications for the mobile platform and provide a native look and feel on iOS, Android, BlackBerry, and Windows Phone 8 * Utilize the data visualization components such as charts and dashboard widgets to build visually compelling and interactive applications IN DETAIL Kendo UI is a one-stop library that allows you to build applications for web and mobile platforms using HTML5 and JavaScript. The library includes several widgets that allow you to build compelling web applications rapidly. Building web applications for web and mobile platforms using modern web technologies is now easy with the Kendo UI library. This cookbook contains practical recipes that you can apply in your everyday projects, and build compelling applications effortlessly. It gets you started with the application framework and then guides you through various widgets that you can readily use in your project with minimum configuration. It also provides recipes that you can use to build web applications for various mobile platforms while maintaining a single codebase. « less