Being able to display content in pop-up windows (also called 'overlays') is a common requirement in web and mobile application development. In the upcoming version of Alpha Five, this can be easily accomplished by wrapping the content you want to show in the pop-up window in a container, with a sub-type of 'Window'.
Powerful new tools for web and mobile application development: Displaying pop-up windows using the 'Window' container sub-typeIn the video, Alpha Software's Selwyn Rabins demonstrates various ways of displaying content in pop-up windows including:
- Displaying a map in a fully animated action sheet (a window docked to the bottom of the screen)
- A dropdown list connected to a SQL Server back-end
- An animated dropdown map centered on a given location
- A left-hand fly-in menu
- A dropdown form