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Ext.NET Web Application Development by Anup Shah

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Chapter 7. Forms and Validation

Forms are essential to most rich applications. Up to now we have seen a few form elements used to demonstrate other concepts, but here we will look at the following:

  • Form fields available in Ext.NET
  • Arranging form fields together
  • Form field validation
  • Data-bound forms

By the end of this chapter, you will have an understanding of how to create desktop-like, rich, and usable forms fit for the complex needs of business applications.

Form fields – overview

Ext.NET's fields are a useful abstraction over HTML-based inputs, but also very rich.

We start with the simple TextField, because it introduces many features common to other fields. It is not possible to list every possible feature and combination that Ext.NET and Ext JS ...

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