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Before starting with the manuals, make sure that you know what LaxarJS is about, and that you are familiar with the core concepts. If you're already in the process of developing your first widgets and want to know which programmatic APIs are provided by LaxarJS, have a look at the API docs.

For developers coming from previous LaxarJS major versions, there is an upgrade guide to ease the transition.

Basic Manuals

  • Widgets and Activities

    Learn about the central building blocks of a LaxarJS application, and the basics on integration technologies.

  • Writing Pages

    A step-by-step introduction to writing layouts and pages for a LaxarJS application.

  • Installing Third Party Widgets

    Learn how to integrate and leverage existing widgets and activities.

  • Flow and Places

    Creating a flow through the pages and make the addressable as places.

  • Widget Services

    Services that are offered as injections to all widgets regardless of their technology.

  • Events

    How to communicate between widgets using topics on the event bus.

  • The "plain" Integration Technology

    Even without any fancy MVC framework, you can create useful widgets and activities.

  • Configuration

    Documents the LaxarJS configuration API which can be used to configure widgets, and the built-in configuration options.

  • Providing Controls

    How to create reusable, interactive elements that support themes.

  • Infrastructure and Tools

    What happens when a LaxarJS application starts, and how its assets are prepared.

  • Upgrading LaxarJS

    A migration guide helping to upgrade applications from earlier versions of LaxarJS.

Advanced Manuals