Books: 2


Explore the whole new world of web development and create responsive web apps using Polymer
ABOUT THIS BOOK * Get to grips with the principles of Material Design and Google Web components * Make full use of the Polymer Designer Tool, Polymer Starter Kit, and Dart to create responsive web apps * An in-depth guide with real-life examples so you can learn everything you need to know about Polymer WHO more » THIS BOOK IS FOR If you are a beginner-level web developer who would like to learn the concepts of web development using the Polymer library, then this is the book for you. Knowledge of JavaScript and HTML is expected. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN * Understand the basics of web components such as Shadow DOM, HTML imports, Templates, and custom elements * Familiarize yourself with the principles of Material Design * Install Polymer on your system and create your project structure * Use the different Polymer 1.0 elements in your code * Work with Polymer.dart and create your own app * Get to know the best practices in Polymer programming from the top guys in the Polymer team IN DETAIL Polymer is a library that helps you develop fast, responsive applications for the desktop and mobile web. It uses the Web Components specifications for the components and Material Design concepts to create a beautiful user interface. This focused, fast-paced guide deals with Polymer web components. We will cover layouts, attributes, elements, and handling touch and gesture events. You will also see how to build custom web components and applications using Polymer. Don't want to code? You can make the most of the Polymer Designer Tool app and create your own app without coding at all. Finally, you will see how you can improve your Polymer application by reading the best practices from Google Polymer team. By the end of this book, you will be equipped with all the necessary skills to use Polymer to create custom web components. STYLE AND APPROACH This is your guide to designing custom web components, and the concepts are explained in a conversational and easy-to-follow style. Each topic is explained through examples, with detailed explanations wherever required. « less
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