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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)
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Creating Reusable Form Components

One of the most powerful parts of Vue is its capability to make components. 

Components are reusable bits of code that usually include a template, scripts, and styles. The amazing thing about components is that you can box up all the logic for a specific element, or group of elements, into a single unit.

A good way to start thinking in terms of components is to start breaking down everyday objects into simple, smaller pieces. (In your mind please!)

Take, for example, the computer that you are working on. As a whole, the whole system could be called a computer. Now break it down even more—it has a monitor, a keyboard, and cables. Now take the keyboard and break it down. You now have a container, and this container has keys. Each key is a single component, which repeats itself, with some properties that vary between each other. The label...