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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

Creating the global state

Now that we are done with the setup, we can go back to main.js and start working on our global state.

Inside the new Vuex.Store configuration, we will add a reserved property called statestate is a reactive object that works in a similar way to the local state, data(), so we will redefine the structure of our form here, except, since it's not directly tied to it now, we will rename it user.

Back in main.js, go ahead and set up the following state inside the new Vuex.Store object:

state: {
user: {
firstName: '',
lastName: '',
email: '',
love: 'fun',
telephone: '',
website: ''

You may be wondering why we are naming our global property that holds the user data as user instead of form as we had it before. First, let me clarify that you are free to name your...