29 Mar 2013 12:29 PM #1
Learn EXT-JS example doesn't work with ext-js 4.2
I am new to ext-js, just got the latest. I bought the book Learning EXT-JS 4. The very first example is not quite working for me. I verified in both Chrome and FireFox (both latest versions running on Windows 8) that it looks the same. The example does a simple Ext.Msg.alert("Alert","We're Ready!"); inside of the onReady function. I did a test alert("TEST") and that works. So I know that ext-js is loading. Looking at the CSS file, it shows @import '../ext-theme-classic/ext-theme-classic-all.css';
I am guessing the theme is not loading, thus causing the dialog to show up inline in the page, instead of in a pop-up as it should. My guess then is that the ../ext-theme-classic is NOT being traversed from the location of my app. I have the following folder structure:
As I said, the index.html loads, it's finding the js/app.js and it's also finding the ../ext-js/ext-all-dev.js file as the Ext.onReady is working (my alert() worked).
Is it possible that the ext-all-css.css @Import is failing to load the theme because of the path ../ not reaching the right directory? Is it trying to go from the test/ folder back one path instead of where the initial css file is loaded? If that is the case, then of course the theme file wouldn't be found because ../ from my test folder is the base path, not inside the ext-js folder that I have all the ext-js files in. The example has the same folder structure so I am unclear as to why this is not working.
Thanks for any help.
31 Mar 2013 7:20 AM #2
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31 Mar 2013 10:13 PM #3
31 Mar 2013 11:03 PM #4
At a loss at this point, so I am going to try building a simple JEE web app and deploying it on glassfish to see if that will resolve the issue.
I don't know enough about @import to understand why it may not work with local relative paths on the local filesystem.
1 Apr 2013 9:12 AM #5
Post all your code.
1 Apr 2013 9:57 AM #6
The two files are below.. in the directory structure I listed above.
Ext.Msg.confirm("Confirm","Do you like ExtJS?");