Life is all about learning – this is especially true in the IT industry 🙂 Through our monthly Ask The Expert training, we enjoyed growing and interacting with you. Now, to reward curious and diligent learners like you, we have started the Ask The Expert Prize Draw! The Rules Participants who attended at least twice […]

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Introduction PDF (Portable Document Format) is a common format used in various documents and is supported by a variety of devices. To view PDF files, you normally need a viewer software such as Adobe Reader. Thanks to HTML5, it is now possible to view them directly in the browser without having to install anything. This […]

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Introduction We’re pleased to introduce a new ZK Addon – Anchornav. This component synchronizes the scrolling position on a page or within ZK containers (Div, Window, etc.) with hyperlinks and buttons. It allows you both to navigate to desired ZK components in a page and highlight the current navigation link based on the current scroll […]

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Introduction In the upcoming ZK 9, we will introduce a new component: Inputgroup. It is inspired by Bootstrap’s Input group and Button group. By prepending or appending some components to the input component, you can merge them like a new form-input component. Example Basic example The following code shows the basic usage of this component. […]

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Introduction We’d like to introduce an experimental feature – Toast. It is a simple feedback about an operation. Though ZK has a similar Notification since ZK 6.0.1, there are some differences between them. In contrast with Notification, Toast can: Be positioned relative to the viewport even if the page is scrolled. Be stackable. Indicating that […]

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Introduction We’re pleased to introduce a new ZK Addon – Drawer. A Drawer is a component that acts as a panel but sticks to the boundary of a web page. With this, you can make the page cleaner and put detail into the Drawer for better user experience. Demo The demo below demonstrates the basic […]

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Introduction You might already hear of Reactive Programming – which is based on the Observer pattern. An Observable object can have more than one Observer. Once an observable object changes, all of its observers will be notified. A simple example is re-evaluating formulas (e.g. =B1+C1) and updating cells dynamically once the data was changed in […]

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In the upcoming ZK 8.6, we have added a new model – NavigationModel. This model is specialized for navigation. The basic idea comes from our previous small talks: ZK8 Wizard Example and Template Examples – Stepbar Navigation. Because these examples were well received, we decided to add this NavigationModel to the package and refined it […]

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In the upcoming ZK 8.6.0, we have added many new components. Let’s take a look at some of them! Rating We can use <rating> component to allow user rate or display rated score. <rating rating=”9″ max=”10″ /> The orientation can be assigned to vertical or horizontal (horizontal by default). The default rating symbol is a […]

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Introduction In ZK 8.6 we will bring in three new molds for input widgets: Toggle and switch for the checkbox component, and knob for the slider component. With these new molds, we could present our web pages with more implication rather than the normal checked/unchecked or the normal number scoring. The three molds are exclusively designed […]

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