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Webix Jet Chronicles: What’s New since Version 1.0

Reading time: 4 minutes

You might be wondering what’s new in the country of Webix Jet since the glorious victory on September, 26 last year. There have been a number of feature updates during these 4 months. Webix Jet 1.3, the latest version at the moment, includes the seventh plugin urlParam for treating URL segments as parameters, new getParam / setParam API for accessing and setting URL parameters, TypeScript support and the optional path parameter for the Locale plugin.

Webix Jet 1.3 Version History

Webix Hint: The Widget for App Tours

Reading time: 8 minutes

Webix Hint is a widget for creating guided tours through apps. This is especially suitable for apps with a lot of contents and complex forms. With Hint, you can create guides with several steps. On each step, users will see a focused area and instructions how to work with the specific element of the app.

Webix Hint a widget for creating tours in apps

I’ll show you:

For demonstration, I’ll create a mock service for ordering medications online. I’ll deal with the UI aspect only.

Webix 5.1 Release Overview

The new version 5.1 of Webix UI library is released. Now you can enjoy Grid layout and Dashboard with convenient arrangement, on-the-fly number formatting for text inputs, and multiselection for Calendar and DatePicker and renewed Query Builder. Let’s look closely at the novelties of Webix 5.1.

Watch this brief overview and read the details below.

New Webix Jet and the Good Stuff It Can Do

The New Webix Jet has come to light with the latest release of Webix UI library.

Webix Jet is a micro framework for single-page applications created with Webix UI components. It allows you to divide app code into modules as well as combine and reuse diverse UI components. The framework provides a solution for device-responsive apps that can be opened on both Desktop and mobile touch devices that run iOS, Android, etc.

With Webix Jet, you can easily create and develop perfect applications with loosely-coupled code. Sounds intriguing? Let’s look closer at what’s new in Webix Jet 1.0 and recap the useful features that migrated from the previous version.

You can also read Jet GitBook and download demos from GitHub.

webix jet 1 overview

Interactive Map with Webix GeoChart

New Webix 5.0 includes the GeoChart widget created with Google Maps API. GeoChart is a pretty neat service for creating map charts for presenting data associated with countries and regions. I’ll show you how to use the main features of the widget to create an interactive world map. If you are not yet familiar with the widget, I hope that GeoChart will become your faithful friend after I introduce it to you. If you already love GeoChart as much as I do, you will probably gain a better insight into things you can do with it.

Webix with Google GeoChart

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