This tutorial teaches you fundamental and useful concepts that you will use over and over again while developing apps with DHTMLX. The tutorial highlights. dhtmlxCombo – allows filtering employees by department;; dhtmlxGrid – contains department’s employees;; dhtmlxForm – contains employee’s details;. To start learning this tutorial you must have a complete running DHTMLX app. Let’s assume it’s a grid integrated with the server side, i.e. loads data from DB and.

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Menu Ribbon Sidebar Toolbar. Form-oriented components supply handy means for building and processing forms and interacting with users. The essential requirement of the live update mode is having the Node.

How to Start Scheduler Docs

Besides the aforementioned fields, you can create any number of extra ones, which then can be passed to the client side and mapped to the lightbox. If you run the app now, you can already see a scheduler on the page.

The DHTMLX library supplies over 20 fully customizable widgets to help you build interfaces of different kinds, nicely present data and work with it.

That’s why as your first step you must set up Node.

Tutorials DHTMLX Docs

Work with Server Side The tutorial tells you about implementing basic server-side operations in dhtmlxGrid: There are also multiple controls and specific features to make your applications good-looking and user-friendly. Task-oriented complex UI components will help you to accomplish a certain purpose much easier.

In this tutorial we want to consider the creation of a standard scheduler that loads data from a database and saves it back. Therefore, to activate the mode you should include the necessary code files of the library to the app and call the appropriate API. Navigation components allow you to create navigable items on the page, such as menus and tabs, for redirecting to related pages or performing specific actions on data and elements.


If you don’t use the full-screen mode, you don’t need to specify that style. Data components are used to present data of a specified type on the page.

Helpers give an opportunity to add specific features to an tutoiral. Binding a Form to a Grid This tutorial considers a popular use case of dhtmlxForm: You can arrange the content in columns and rows, divide it into groups and control through navigation or animation. Macro components possess rich select functionality and are useful for work with big datasets and file systems.

Using dhtmlxConnector with the Yii framework The tutorial shows how to use the dhtmlxConnector library with the Yii framework. We will use the easiest of the ways and specify the data source as an inline object.

But beware, if you change the name of the file, you should also alter the client-side code in 2 places:. Now, if you have decided to load data from the turorial, you need to create a table in your database as in:. That’s why having dataProcessor initialized is an essential requirement.

Before initialization of the scheduler, you should define the related DIV containers for its elements.

This list includes ready-to-use server-side solutions for data loading and saving in PHP, Dhtklx. Let’s quickly explore the structure of the dhtmlxScheduler package to find out where to look for the files. To load data from a database, use the load method where specify a file realizing server-side ‘communication’ as a parameter. Specify the desired css properties directly in the main div:.

Such components manage the space allocated for their data and provide functionality for its access and configuration. To refer to tutoial scheduler’s instance, use dhtmlxScheduler or simply scheduler.

The main elements of the app: Using dhtmlxConnector with the Laravel framework The tutorial shows how to use the dhtmlxConnector library with the Laravel framework.

If you run the app now, you will see that the scheduler is able to load data from the database, but unable to save it back. It’s very easy to use dataProcessor. It can serve beginners to get acquainted with the library and experienced users to quickly dive into the topic tytorial interest. Dynamic Apps with DHTMLX This tutorial teaches you how to dhtmld a dynamic and multi-purpose chart with a number of features, such as filtering and grouping.


Layouts help to organize your web page, define its overall look-and-feel.

Step 4. Create a Grid

First Steps with dhtmlxGrid The tutorial guides you through creating a basic grid on the page. To explore the mode more deeply read this article – Live Update Mode. We won’t go into detail on setting up the platform as it really doesn’t concern the main purpose of this tutorial and confine ourselves to mentioning just the common technique:. This tutorial tells about using the live update mode to achieve synchronous data update in real time.

After you have finished the preparations, you can move to initialization. To load data from an inline object, use the parse method. Loading data from a database. It won’t cover how to build a standard DHTMLX app but specificates how to optimize such an app to be updated instantly.

Work with Server Side The tutorial tells you about implementing basic server-side operations in dhtmlxForm: Beware, the scheduler is a static object and can be instantiated on the page once.

First Steps with dhtmlxGrid

So, to provide correct data conversion, you should change the default scheduler format. The final code of the tutorial can be used as the start point while creating applications with dhtmlxScheduler.

As a parameter, the method takes the path to JS server.