Making Use of jQuery UI’s Widget Factory

Akkiraju Ivaturi Jan 28, 2013
In this article author explores the Widget Factory API by taking the example of building a Simple Bullet Chart Widget.
The widget factory, part of the jQuery UI Core, provides an object-oriented way to manage the lifecycle of a widget. These lifecycle activities include:
  • Creating and destroying a widget
  • Changing widget options
  • Making "super" calls in subclassed widgets
  • Event notifications
Let's explore this API, as we build a simple bullet chart widget.

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