Explore the whole new world of web development and create responsive web apps using Polymer
About This Book
Get to grips with the principles of Material Design and Google Web components
Make full use of the Polymer Designer Tool, Polymer Starter Kit, and Dart to create responsive web apps
An in-depth guide with real-life examples so you can learn everything you need to know about Polymer
Who This Book Is For
What You Will Learn
Understand the basics of web components such as Shadow DOM, HTML imports, Templates, and custom elements
Familiarize yourself with the principles of Material Design
Install Polymer on your system and create your project structure
Use the different Polymer 1.0 elements in your code
Work with Polymer.dart and create your own app
Get to know the best practices in Polymer programming from the top guys in the Polymer team
Polymer is a library that helps you develop fast, responsive applications for the desktop and mobile web. It uses the Web Components specifications for the components and Material Design concepts to create a beautiful user interface.
This focused, fast-paced guide deals with Polymer web components. We will cover layouts, attributes, elements, and handling touch and gesture events. You will also see how to build custom web components and applications using Polymer. Don’t want to code? You can make the most of the Polymer Designer Tool app and create your own app without coding at all. Finally, you will see how you can improve your Polymer application by reading the best practices from Google Polymer team.
By the end of this book, you will be equipped with all the necessary skills to use Polymer to create custom web components.
Style and approach
This is your guide to designing custom web components, and the concepts are explained in a conversational and easy-to-follow style. Each topic is explained through examples, with detailed explanations wherever required.
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