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The Evolution of Webix from 6 to 8.1

Webix JavaScript UI library is a product of the XB Software company. Since the time of its release in 2013, it has shown great potential for success and development. The 6.0 version of the library appeared in October 2018. Let’s trace the changes and updates that Webix has come through for more than two years already.

Today the library includes 100+ UI widgets and fully-featured CSS / HTML5 JavaScript controls. Webix also offers several templates and complex widgets that facilitate the development of custom business web apps. The library is available under open-source and commercial licenses. …


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Webix vs Angular

There is a wide choice of frameworks nowadays that are created to facilitate the process of application development. All of them claim to make the job of a programmer faster, easier, and cheaper. Some of the frameworks are already extremely popular, others are just gaining their target audience. Each of them has strong and weak sides. Each can come in handy for the specific requirements of a particular project.

Every developer from inexperienced juniors to mature seniors has heard of Angular. It is a JS open-source front-end web framework by Google. It is hard to compete with the solution created by such a giant in the world of IT. …


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Report Manager rewiew

Autumn 2020 has become a fruitful time for Webix specialists.

The Webix team has released the eighth version of the Webix user interface library with two new complex widgets. The first one is Scheduler, which we discussed in detail earlier. The second widget is Gantt chart in JavaScript. You can find detailed information about it in the article.

November is following the trend, so we are in a hurry to share a new complex Report Manager widget with you. Let us look at it closer.

Webix Report Manager Review

This new complex Report Manager widget allows you to create and store reports with a large amount of data. This elaborate solution is ready to be integrated into any system. As with all Webix widgets, it has simple design setup and functionality customization. …


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Webix Gantt Chart overview

In early October 2020, the Webix team released the eighth version of the Webix UI library, which includes two new complex widgets. The first of them is Scheduler, which we discussed in detail in the previous article.

The second widget is the JavaScript Gantt chart, which we will discuss in detail in this article.

Webix Gantt widget review


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Webix JavaScript Scheduler

Webix JavaScript Scheduler Review

Webix has recently introduced a new complex JS Scheduler widget for integrating calendar, planning, and scheduling functions into any web application. In this article, we will look at the main features of the new module and answer the most frequently asked questions.

What are complex Webix widgets?

Unlike regular JavaScript UI widgets, complex widgets are full-fledged SPA applications that do not require additional configuration and customization. They are immediately ready for integration into your business application, which allows you to save more working hours for programmers. This is a visual embodiment of the concept of the low-code platform, which is Webix. Complex Webix widgets are immediately ready to work because they contain a functional front-end layer and, if necessary, are supplied with various options for the back-end layer. …


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TOP 5 awesome Webix JS widgets

In this article, we will talk about the most beautiful web widgets included in the Webix JavaScript Framework.

As an introduction, excellent design is the credo of the Webix product. In one of the interviews, the Webix product owner said that Webix philosophy is the perfect UI right out of the box, by default and without settings. Thus, Webix does everything possible to make the life of the developers easier. For example, it contains predefined content, a set of awesome material skins, and so on (for more information, see the ThinkMobiles review).


In this article, we will take a detailed look at one of the complex widgets included in the Webix library, which is Spreadsheet.

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JavaScript widget

Complex Webix widgets are full-featured single-page applications with complex logic, but extremely simple integration and customization mechanism.


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Webix JavaScript User Manager

In this article, we will take a detailed look at the features of the new complex widget from Webix, which is JavaScript User Manager. The Webix team has been developing and maintaining the Webix UI control library for many years. This library includes both simple and complex widgets. Simple ones include more than 100 popular widgets, such as DataGrid, TreeGrid, Buttons, Selectors, etc. And there are also complex widgets, which are SPA applications for solving various application problems. For user management tasks Webix offers a ready-made tool.

Technically, User Manager cannot be called a widget. This is a full-fledged reactive web app with its backend. …


Webix JavaScript Chat
Webix JavaScript Chat

In this article, we will take a detailed look at the new complex Chat-Messenger widget from Webix.

This app has become available with the release of Webix version 7.4. Unfortunately, opensource version users will not be able to access the new Chat-Messenger. It is only available in the Webix Pro version.

BTW. If you represent a software development company, you can get free access to all Webix Pro tools under the Webix partnership program.

However, users of all Webix versions can access Templates Catalog, which has a free Chat / Messenger JavaScript Template.

What are complex Webix widgets?

UI widgets are traditionally known as some UI elements of interaction like buttons, toolbars, grids. Webix develops the idea of UI components much deeper, offering compound UI solutions for various application tasks (File Management, Document Management, User Management, Task Management). Such solutions are included in the list of complex UI widgets. In practice, these solutions are ready-made Reactive Apps with their UI logic, backend layer, and detailed documentation. These applications are designed for integration into any web business applications and serve the purpose of saving working time and budget on the development of IT projects. …


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Choosing the best JavaScript UI library for business apps development in 2020–2021

Business is the web today, and the web in its turn is associated with business. Any website, any web portal, is focused on solving business problems. In this article we will look at the aspects of choosing a helpful JavaScript UI framework for developing business web apps.

Balance between simplicity and functionality

The point of using UI libraries is to save working time by reusing the source code. But saving time that way, we lose it on studying the structure of the library, its logic and syntax. This is why the library developers strive to make their code as simple and logical as possible. …

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