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Building UIs with Wijmo by Yuguang Zhang

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Chapter 8. Extending Wijmo

In this chapter, I show you how to modify Wijmo's widgets and CSS styles for themes. You will learn how to add a button to the dialog widget without overriding existing buttons. Then, I introduce an easy way to modify existing Wijmo themes.

Extending Wijmo Open

Wijmo Open is a set of open source jQuery UI widgets. Wijmo widgets such as the slider, dialog, or accordion are extensions to jQuery UI's widgets. Others, such as Wijmo's menu or dropdown, are new widgets.

Modifying the Dialog widget

In Chapter 2, The Dialog Widget, I showed you how to add custom buttons to the dialog widget without changing the internals. The API is unwieldy, in that you must override the icons and behavior for a default button. Now, I will show ...

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