Controls and Layout
Ext JS 4 provides a suite of UI controls that are used in applications. The UI controls include simple form controls like text boxes, buttons, layout containers like accordion, table, and so on. In this chapter we’ll discuss the UI controls and layout containers.
Just like OO UI frameworks such as Swing for Java and WinForms for .NET, EXT JS 4 provides a well-defined hierarchy of UI components starting with a base class that establishes a common set of properties and functionalities to all the components. Let’s start exploring the UI components in Ext JS 4 by looking at the Ext.Component class.