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. …
Autumn 2020 has become a fruitful time for Webix specialists.
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.
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. …
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.
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?
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.
Complex Webix widgets are full-featured single-page applications with complex logic, but extremely simple integration and customization mechanism.
Technically, User Manager cannot be called a widget. This is a full-fledged reactive web app with its backend. …
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.
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. …
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. …