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Build Responsive Web Apps with Webix 1.8

Today Webix has been updated to the version 1.8 that brings some pleasant bonuses for our users. The new version includes UI improvements, bug fixes and a few techniques for building responsive apps.

Responsive web apps

Previously when you were developing Webix web apps for desktop you had a problem with adapting the same app for the mobile devices. These desktop web apps had screens too wide for mobile apps.

So in Webix 1.8 we’ve added 2 features that will make your web apps responsive and improve user experience on both desktop and mobile devices.

Let’s consider the responsive web app made with Webix to show you this functionality.

Here is the screenshot of desktop web app:

webix reponsive web app

Webix 1.7: New Skin for Desktop and Mobile Devices

Today our team is happy to announce the release of Webix 1.7 that includes a new appealing default skin, support for multiselect on touch devices, some UI improvements and bug fixes.

A new skin looks and runs great on both desktop and mobile devices. It is styled in a flat design that will make your web apps look trendy and user-friendly.

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The main colors of Webix 1.7 skin are sky blue, snow-white ( the color of background), bright green (the color of controls and selection) and dark grey. This color palette reflects the vibrant colors of spring nature that will cheer up your users. To evaluate the flat skin please check our Webix demo.

Webix Gets NuGet and Bower Packages

Good news! The installation of Webix is becoming easier. From today the library can be installed with the help of NuGet or Bower dependency management tools.

Nuget

NuGet is a package manager for the Microsoft development platform. You can install Webix by executing the following command line:

nuget install Webix

If you are a user of Microsoft Visual Studio, you should run the next command from Package Manager Console:

install-package Webix

Webix 1.6 : Full Support for Windows 8 Touch Devices and REST API

Today we are thrilled to announce a new version of Webix.

Webix 1.6 runs properly on Windows 8 touch devices and supports drag-and-drop operations on all kinds of touch devices. Version 1.6 also brings several UI improvements and enhancements in server-side integration.

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Windows 8

After improving the work of the library on iOS and Android mobile devices we’ve passed on to enhancement of Webix support for Windows 8 touch devices.

Now you can develop web apps that support Windows 8 touch devices and show high performance.

Webix 1.5: Improved Mobile Device Support

One of the main Webix features is the ability to run correctly on both desktop and mobile devices. So it means that you can develop one web app which supports multiple platforms.

We are constantly improving the above functionality. Thanks to the efforts of our professional team, starting from version 1.5, Webix mobile web apps look and perform on touch devices even better. To evaluate the positive changes that were implemented, check this demo with a new skin on your mobile device.

touch demo

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