This recipe creates a panel to place the menu bar, banner, sidebars, footer, and the main application layout. Ext GWT provides several options to define the top-level layout of the application. We will use the
BorderLayout function. We will add the actual widgets after the layout is fully defined. The other recipes add the menu bar, banner, sidebars, and footers each, one-by-one.
Open the Sales Processing System project.
Let's list the steps required to complete the task.