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NW.js Essentials

By : Alessandro Benoit, Roger Weng
Book Image

NW.js Essentials

By: Alessandro Benoit, Roger Weng

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (17 chapters)
NW.js Essentials
About the Author
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The application layer

The application layer is all the logic related to the functioning of the ToDO list application. In this first step, we will indeed create a full, working application, but we will do this much like we would do with a normal web page (except for the availability of Node.js modules). Before writing even a single line of code, let's see which features will implement the application layer:

  • Load all the to-dos from the database on start

  • Add a new to-do when clicking on a given button

  • Each to-do item in the DOM will provide a way to the following:

    • Set the to-do status (completed/uncompleted) and save

    • Edit the to-do content and save

    • Delete the to-do

There is then a set of features that will be triggered by the NativeUI layer but will result in an action inside the application layer:

  • Show/hide completed to-dos

  • Change the to-do list background color

  • Sync the local database with the remote one

  • Export the to-do list in the JSON format

Once you've understood what the application will do, we...