Top 10 Articles about Webix UI for 2014
January 6, 2015
We’ve decided to collect top 10 Webix blog posts for 2014 in one review article. Here you’ll find out how to create a Web Chat or mobile app with our library or how to optimize your working process by means of handy Kanban board widget. Moreover, in these range of articles we are talking about using Webix with NodeJS, DND within widgets and about many other.
This article will tell you about the simplicity of connecting Webix UI to a database with the help of NodeJS. Moreover, you can use the same server-side code for any Webix component and with any data.
This tutorial tells about building an HTML5-based mobile web app by means of Webix UI and PhoneGap framework. If you follow all the steps, you’ll get a good-looking native Android app with rich functionality. The final app will allow you to check the list of customers as well as filter and select items. In addition to this, you’ll learn how to create a page with detailed contact info and back button.
What is more, if there are some errors in your code, you’ll see red alert messages in the upper right corner.
This article will convince you that there is nothing difficult in creating a web chat that enables fast bidirectional communication in a browser. It can be easily done with Webix and web sockets API as well as by typing several code lines.
Note that you can use the same technique for more complicated aims such as real-time data monitoring.
New Webix Developer Tool – Form Builder
Have you ever been bored by building forms over and over again? Many web developers believe that this process is not really encouraging. Therefore, Webix team has created an handy form generator ‘Form Builder’. It significantly speeds up form creation and let you enjoy your life and work.
One important event that happened in 2014 is the release of a new feature-rich widget Kanban Board. This component let you create a helpful tool for tracking the workflow and changing it on the go if it is necessary.
Moreover, thanks to Webix Kanban flexibility you can add extra columns and rows to your board in order to split complex business stages into simpler ones.
Webix 2.0 wasn’t just a significant change in the version number but also an important update that brought plenty of new features, UI widgets and other library enhancements. This version included enhanced DataTable,extended localization, improved Tabbar, advanced Form, custom Scrollbars, Progress Bar and even more.
Webix allows making drag-and-drop operations on all types of devices. You can do it either within a widget itself or between several different or the same widgets. This post focuses on DND functionality within Webix data management widgets.
Webix template is good for simple customizations. If you want to have more advanced templating logic you can use Handlebars templates with Webix UI. The results will impress you.
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