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FireBase Adapter for Real-Time Apps with dhtmlxScheduler

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Some time ago we shared our first Firebase adapter created for dhtmlxGantt. And today we’d like to share the similar one, but for dhtmlxScheduler. Well, if you still didn’t meet Firebase, then you should know that it provides a realtime database and backend as a service. The service provides application developers an API that allows …

How to Use DHTMLX Gantt Chart with FireBase Platform

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In this post we’d like to share the instructions that will help you to use dhtmlxGantt with Firebase. For this we developed a special adapter that you’re welcome to download from github. Firebase is a powerful platform that provides API for data storage and real-time synchronization, and the server where the data is stored. Moreover, …

DHTMLX Little-Known Features: Segmented Button for Toolbar

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We are glad to share one more DHTMLX tip, and this time you’ll know how to divide the buttons from toolbar into groups (grouped buttons also know as segmented button). You can create several segmented buttons for a single toolbar. Only one button at a time can be pressed within the group. It provides you …

DHTMLX Little-Known Features: “Soft-Closed” Windows

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One more small DHTMLX tip with the help of which you’ll be able to close window (not collapse), but it will be still active and continue working on background. Why does someone need it? It’ll save you from the necessity to load the definite part of information each time, i.e. the work with your app …

DHTMLX Little-Known Features: Loading Content into Tabs on Demand

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We continue sharing small tricks and tips that enable so many abilities when using our JavaScript UI library. This time we’ll show you how to load content into tabs on demand. The described ability allows you to decrease the load on your app. The end users of your product may not need all the content …

DHTMLX Little-Known Features: How to Work with Ajax

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Based on frequent questions about working with DHTMLX and Ajax, we decided to explain how it works in detail. The main function of Ajax is interaction with a server, sending requests and processing of user data in particular. dhtmlxAjax was simplified in the version 4.0. The general scripts of working with Ajax are the following: …

New dhtmlxTemplate Function: How to Use (Live Demo inside)

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Two weeks ago we updated dhtmlxSuite to the version 4.1. This update introduced a new interesting function – dhtmlxTemplate. We decided to tell more about it in case if some of you haven’t tried to use it yet. What is DHTMLX Template? It is a function that allows using templates instead of fixed values. This …

DHTMLX Little-Known Features: Custom Slider Control [Mini-Tutorial]

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If you face the necessity to include a slider control into your app or website and want to customize it to meet your design requirements, then this article for you – here you will learn how to create new skins for the simple JavaScript slider control, dhtmlxSlider. As a basis, we take a standard slider …