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Description

In this GWT training class, students learn develop their GWT skills by learning to use advanced widgets and panels, to work with client-server communication, to build JavaScript bridges and much more.

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For groups of 5 or more, let Intertech bring this course to your location. Customized versions tailored towards your objectives are also available.

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Learning Objectives

  • Learn to create and use modules in GWT.
  • Learn advanced aspects of CSS styling within GWT.
  • Learn to develop your own composite widgets.
  • Learn to develop and run jUnit tests in GWT.
  • Understand the Model-View-Presenter architecture and how to use it.
  • Learn to use GWT's Dependency Injection facilities.
  • Learn to use native JavaScript and JSON within GWT.
  • Understand GWT's cell widgets.
  • Learn some best practices for GWT.

Prerequisites

Experience in the following areas is required:

  • Fair knowledge of Java programming language
  • Basic understanding HTML, CSS, Javascript and their relationships
  • Basic GWT knowledge as taught in our introductory course

Experience in the following areas would be beneficial:

  • Some foundation in widget-based Form development using events
  • Basic knowledge of HTTP protocol

Course Outline

Using Modules in GWT
  • GWT Modules
  • Using External Modules
  • Modularizing An Application
  • Deferred Binding
  • Multiple-Module Applications
  • Code Splitting
More on GWT User Interfaces
  • Using ToggleButton and PushButton
  • Using DecoratorPanel
  • Using AbsolutePanel
  • Using HTMLPanel
  • Using FocusPanel
  • Using HorizontalSplitPanel and VerticalSplitPanel
  • Using StackPanel
  • Using TabPanel
  • The DeckPanel
  • Using TabPanel
  • Using Menus via a MenuBar
  • Using a Tree Widget
  • Using SuggestBox
  • GWT RichTextArea Editing
  • FormPanel
  • Using DeferredCommand
GWT UiBinder and SafeHtml
  • What is UiBinder?
  • UiBinder Benefits
  • UiBinder Templates
  • Creating a UiBinder in Eclipse
  • What Is SafeHtml?
Styling with CSS in GWT
  • Syling with CSS in GWT
  • GWT Visual Themes
  • Styling Widgets in GWT
  • Associating CSS Files with a Module
  • Dependent Style in Widgets
  • More ClientBundle Elements: CSS Resources, Data Resources, and External Resources
Creating Composite GWT Widgets
  • Custom GWT Widgets
  • Composite GWT Widgets
  • Developing Composite Widgets
  • Using Composite Widgets
Testing and Debugging GWT Modules in GWT
  • Testing and Debugging GWT Modules
  • Unit Testing Concepts
  • The JUnit Test Framework
  • Writing a JUnit Test Case
  • GWT Unit Testing with GWTTestCase
  • Running junitCreator
  • Testing Asynchronous Code
  • GWT System Testing
  • GWT User Interface Testing
More Server Integration Options in GWT
  • More Server Integration Options in GWT
  • Using HTTP Requests
  • Manipulating an XML DOM
  • Integrating Using JSON
GWT JavaScript Native Interface
  • GWT JavaScript Native Interface
  • Defining JSNI Methods
  • Sharing Data between JavaScript and Java
  • Talking to the Browser via JSNI
  • Using External JavaScript
  • Using a JavaScriptObject in GWT
  • Java Callbacks from External JavaScript
  • Using External Libraries
Advanced GWT Connectivity
  • Stateful and Stateless Servers
  • Using Stateful Servers
  • Handling Exceptions
Client-Side RPC Architecture in GWT
  • Client-Side RPC Architecture
  • Client-Side Pull versus Push
  • Polling Protocols
GWT Best Practices
  • Security Issues
  • Performance Concerns
  • Internationalization in GWT
  • GWT Pitfalls and Issues
  • Testing Practices for GWT
  • Bandwidth-Sensitive Applications

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