Ext Designer 1.0: WYSIWYG application design tool for the Web
This has been said because Ext is a very high level language for Web development. It is almost DSL like versus offering low level functions that you can sprinkle in your code. If you buy into the Ext way then you can build UIs in a very simple manner through JSON. This is all perfectly setup for a design tool, and with Ext Designer, they have it.
- Fast prototyping of the look and feel of an application. Ext Designer enables developers and designers to assemble robust layouts by dragging and dropping their components together.
- Fine-tuning without hand coding. Easily change the layout of a specific component, or use the inspector to fine-tune detailed properties.
Interestingly, the tool is a desktop application versus a Web app like Bespin, CodeMirror, or Ares. Some will be happy with this, as it gets the benefits of a desktop tool…. but I am a fan of where Ares in particular innovates (it lets you easily integrate your desktop files with the cloud…. via a Java apple