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Building Forms with Vue.js

By : Marina Mosti
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Building Forms with Vue.js

By: Marina Mosti

Overview of this book

Almost every web application and site out there handles user input in one way or another, from registration forms and log-in handling to registration and landing pages. Building Forms with Vue.js follows a step-by-step approach to help you create an efficient user interface (UI) and seamless user experience (UX) by building quick and easy-to-use forms. You’ll get off to a steady start by setting up the demo project. Next, you’ll get to grips with component composition from creating reusable form components through to implementing the custom input components. To further help you develop a convenient user input experience, the book will show you how to enhance custom inputs with v-mask. As you progress, you’ll get up to speed with using Vuelidate and Vuex to effectively integrate your forms. You’ll learn how to create forms that use global state, reactive instant user input validation and input masking, along with ensuring that they are completely schema-driven and connected to your application’s API. Every chapter builds on the concepts learned in the previous chapter, while also allowing you to skip ahead to the topics you’re most interested in. By the end of this book, you will have gained the skills you need to transform even the simplest form into a crafted user and developer experience with Vue.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Title Page

Getting started using Bootstrap

Let's begin by adding Bootstrap 4 as a dependency to our project, so we won't have to think about design and can focus on the functionality of our forms. 

Bootstrap is a popular open source toolkit that gives us some predefined classes and styles so that we can make our app look nice without having to worry much about styles.

To get Bootstrap installed and set up for our project, follow these steps:

  1. Open up the Terminal to your project's folder, and install the dependency with the following command:
> npm install bootstrap
  1. Awesome! This adds the package to our node_modules folder and package.json. Now, go ahead and import the necessary styles into src/main.js. Use the following command to do so:
import 'bootstrap/dist/css/bootstrap.min.css';

We're not going to be using any of Bootstrap's scripts, so...