JavaScript Data Grid with Laravel 5 Usage Guide

April 29th, 2016

PHP is probably one of the most popular programming languages. Especially if we talk about the web development. Following the intention to complexity reduction, dozens of PHP frameworks have been created. One of the most popular among them is Laravel. You can check this framework popularity survey made by sitepoint to make sure that Laravel at least deserves your attention.

js data grid

Spoiler! That’s how dhtmlxGrid will look like in the version 5.0 ;)

This article’s aim is to describe the basics of Laravel usage. This framework was created for the development of web applications following the model–view–controller (MVC) architectural pattern. One of the core features of Laravel is a modular packaging system that allows adding new components to your project. Since we’re not interesting in the creation of a simple “Hello, World!” application, we’ll use this feature to create something that looks like an actual web app. We’ll use our dhtmlxGrid component for our task. It’s a JavaScript grid control that you can use for creating Ajax-enabled tables with rich in-cell editing, built-in filtering, searching, and grouping capabilities.
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Integrating Gantt with Node.js using REST API and MySQL

April 8th, 2016

In this tutorial we’ll show how js Gantt chart can be added into Node.js app. Unlike our previous tutorial, this time we’ll connect Gantt to the REST API for performing CRUD operations on the backend. As a result, you’ll see that this approach will provide a much cleaner and simpler code compared to what we did before.

Gantt with Nodejs

As a data storage we’ll use MySQL, the same as we did last time. Let’s begin. Read more »

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Scheduler Helper for PHP Updated to Version 1.1.0

March 31st, 2016

We are glad to announce that Scheduler Helper for PHP was updated to the version 1.1.0. For some of you we’ll be also glad to announce that we have such a helper! :) Below you’ll find some information about it and why you may need this tool.

scheduler-php
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Using dhtmlxGantt with Ruby on Rails [Tutorial]

March 23rd, 2016

There’s no limit to perfection. And no limit to our intentions of providing you with different possible ways of combining our components with your favorite development tools. For example, you can check this tutorial that describes how you can use our dhtmlxGantt along with the Laravel framework.

This time, we’ll go a little bit further and offer you to add a new skill to your knowledge baggage. Let us introduce to you this step-by-step tutorial that covers the using of dhtmlxGantt along with Ruby on Rails.

dhtmlxGantt with Ruby on Rails

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Wrappers for Suite Components from an AngularJS Fan

March 16th, 2016

Emanuil Glavchev made an important contribution that many dhtmlx users were looking for. He has created wrappers for some of the DHTMLX library controls that enables using it with AngularJS Framework. So, most popular Suite controls, such as Grid, Tree, Layout, Form and more other can be now easily used in your Angular + DHTMLX projects.

angular+dhtmlx

Continue reading to learn about Emanuil’s contribution and the work he has done.
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dhtmlxScheduler 4.3.25: Maintenance Fix is Out [PRO]

March 3rd, 2016

For quite a long time we haven’t officially released any updates of our JavaScript Scheduler though the work on its improvement wasn’t stopped. So, now we’d like to announce a release of more stable version of dhtmlxScheduler, the version 4.3.25.

Scheduler fix
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Behind the Scenes: On the Way to dhtmlxSuite 5.0

February 23rd, 2016

Time flies fast. Our JavaScript widget library is almost ready to be updated to the version 5.0. We want you to be aware of the current status of our hard work on this long-awaited update, so continue reading to get know how is it going.

Suite 5.0
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Top Five Samples Show You Need to Choose dhtmlxGrid

February 18th, 2016

If you’re not familiar with our grid component yet, then you should know that dhtmlxGrid is a js data grid control with a range of powerful features, fast performance and ability to work work with big datasets. dhtmlxGrid has such an extended functionality, but in this article we’ll point out top 5 samples that are most popular among our users.

1. Using extended cells technology

You can define the formatting for each column of the gridview in javascript and the editor to edit it. For more details and the list of available cell types check this documentation guide.

cell types in grid

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dhtmlxSuite 4.6.1 with latest fixes and improvements is out [PRO]

February 3rd, 2016

We are glad to provide you bug fixes and improvements that were found in dhtmlxSuite 4.6. Full list of fixes can be found here.

Moreover, small fixes were also added to dhtmlxGrid, dhtmlxTree and dhtmlxTreeGrid components.

Suite update

The updated version is available by the same link as dhtmlxSuite 4.6. So, just re-download the package.

Based on our updated license policy, this update is available for PRO users only. Users of Standard Edition will be able to get these fixes in future minor or major update.

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DHTMLX Little-Known Features: How To Save Login/Password in Browser

January 28th, 2016

From time to time we are asked to offer an easy way to use real HTML form with dhtmlxForm. So we’d like to share this tip with you and show you the working sample of login form that forces a browser to save credentials for login/password form.

Login/password form

Here is a complete demo (Enter “admin / 1” login details to check it). If you want to know how to make it in your application, continue reading this mini tutorial.
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