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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

Moving to a Global State with Vuex

Vuex is a state management pattern and library. Wait, what? Let's put all of the technical lingo aside for this one—if you want to read the official technical explanation, you can do so on the official Vuex website, What is Vuex?, at

In this chapter, you are going to learn how to set up your project using the global state management pattern and library, Vuex. Vuex will allow you to extract local state from your components into a, well, global all-knowing state. If you're not familiar with this type of pattern, such as React's Redux, don't worry! Keep reading—we're going to take baby steps.

We're going to approach it on a what-does-that-mean-for-me level. As you probably know, the way that components in Vue communicate is through props from the parent to the...