Introduction In the upcoming ZK 8.6, we will introduce a new layout component: Organigram, and three related components: Orgchildren, Orgitem, Orgnode. Organigram is a root component designed to display organizational chart by using tree data structure. To display a complete chart, we have to also use Orgchildren, Orgitem and Orgnode. These three components are part […]

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Introduction In the upcoming new version, ZK 8.6, we’d like to introduce you two new barcode components: Barcode and Barcodescanner. Barcode is a component that can easily render the barcode for web app developers. Barcodescanner is a scanner for decoding the barcode message which your camera scanned. ZK Barcode ZK provides a friendly and easy-to-use […]

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Introduction In the upcoming new ZK version 8.6, we are going to introduce two new components: Video and Camera, both are based on <video> in HTML5. The Video component is used to play the video in browsers. Users can specify video sources or combine with other components like Fileupload, Dropupload and Camera. In addition, it […]

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When it comes to ZK, “Ajax without Javascript” had been one of its well-known features, that Java developers can build a rich internet application without any knowledge of Ajax and JavaScript. However, in recent years, the trend is changing. You may have already started using some JavaScript libraries/frameworks like Angular, React or Vue.js to create […]

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ZK is renowned for its “Ajax without JavaScript” since day one. But now, ZK has decided to befriend with JavaScript. What’s the catch? “Ajax without JavaScript” is derived from ZK’s server-centric architecture, which uses a desktop-like programming model to shield developers from JavaScript and complicated server-browser communication. The focus on server-side Java application development makes […]

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Introduction As of 2017, most browsers start to support CSS Grid Layout simultaneously. It is the very first two-dimensional grid-based CSS module created specifically to solve the layout problems. With CSS Grid Layout, users can easily build more dynamic, asymmetrical layouts, and control both columns and rows at the same time. Below we will show […]

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Introduction In ZK 8.5, there is a new session, where a WebSocket-based update engine is introduced to handle requests if the browser is supported. The advantage of WebSocket (over AJAX), is once the connection has been established, all future messages are passed over the socket rather than new HTTP request/response calls. The ping and pong messages […]

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  Thank you all for completing our 2017 ZK survey, glad to hear from you! We are happy to receive tons of valuable inputs and constructive feedback.   Also, we appreciate your acknowledgement on our core value – rapid development, including “Ajax without Javascript”, rich component and MVVM pattern. We are glad that most of […]

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We only realize that time flies when we are on the last month of the calendar. While many of us are preparing for the Christmas and New Year vacations already, we would like to take this opportunity to thank you – thank you for your support, commitment and all the contribution you have made to […]

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Introduction We’re pleased to introduce you a new, flexible and lightweight ZK Addon – Splitpane. Splitpane is a layout container, which is used to divide a component into two components. These two components inside Splitpane, the splitpanes, are placed either horizontally or vertically by setting the orientation, and users can easily resize these two viewports by dragging the […]

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