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Creating Apps with Live UI Editing using Webix AbsLayout

Reading time: 7 mins

If you want to create applications that let your users build interfaces themselves, read on and find out how you can achieve this with Webix. Building dynamic user interfaces can be partially achieved with Webix Dashboard. In some cases, like building forms, you can use Form Builder. This service uses AbsLayout as the area for UI building. I will show you how to equip AbsLayout with Drag-n-Drop and use it for rearranging, adding, and deleting UI components.

Creating Apps with Live UI Editing using Webix AbsLayout

Cascading Comboboxes in Webix

Reading time: 3 mins

If you want to create powerful yet simple forms for complex input, join me. I will show you how to create cascading comboboxes, where the list of options of one combobox depends on the selection in the previous one. This way users can input complex hierarchical data in a convenient way.

Cascading Comboboxes in Webix

Using Webix Jet with TypeScript

Creating projects with Webix Jet has become much more convenient since TypeScript support was introduced in version 1.3, and it requires just a few changes in the project. Change extensions of your source files and configure the toolchain, and you will get a smart autocomplete for Webix methods, hints on their use and code validation.

Read further to find out how to use Webix Jet with TypeScript or grab the typescript branch of the Jet starter pack.

Webix Jet with TypeScript

Webix Dashboard Layout: How to Build Appealing Dynamic Dashboards

Reading time: 6 mins

Dashboards are good for tracking important information. With Webix Dashboard, you can conveniently place components in a grid and let users change the structure of the application with drag-n-drop. Dashboard panels can be rearranged, resized, removed and created anew. Join me to find out how Dashboard can help you create dashboards for apps.

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webix grid dashboard layout

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

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

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