angular-table-editor

Angular Table Editor

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Angular Table Editor

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** This project has been ported to Angular 2+ and is not being maintained (nor was it even ever finished). Check out @ngx-table-editor.**


AngularJS library that transforms dull HTML tables into dynamic editable components


See the project page for examples and documentation


Getting Started

  1. download the package and include the supplied JS file in your HTML. Currently its not hosted via CDN (yet).

    <script type='text/javascript' src='lib/angular-table-editor.js'></script>
    

    Or if you're using a precompiler, download via npm

    $ npm install angular-table-editor --save-dev
    

    and import the library in your javascript

    import ngTableEditor from 'angular-table-editor'
    
  1. include ngTableEditor in your project as a dependency

    angular.module('myApp', ['ngTableEditor'])
    

And you should be good to go :>

Reasons for this project

This project is an open source spin-off of an internal application for an accountancy firm that I've been working for. Their internal platform often involves views with large amounts of data (tables) that needs to be editable. Other libraries, such as esvit's powerful ngTable offer a solution to the problem of having to render too many HTML input elements with negative performance effects, yet they require more interaction in order to alter data: clicking, popup boxes, confirming, etc. I wanted to bring an MS Excel-like experience of editting data to HTML tables the way accountants would like it. That mostly implies a fully keyboard controllable and row-oriented way of editting data.

Goals for this project

  • Unfortunately, I have not written any tests :<
  • Getting rid of memory leaks (currently working on this)
  • Create a more comprehensive API documentation
  • Get rid of jQuery dependency (getting close)
  • Eventually, migrate the project to Angular 4.

Development

You're more than welcome to work on this project with me :>. I've tried to make things a bit easier to get stuff up and running.

  1. Clone the project, cd into the folder, run npm install --dev
  2. At this point, there's a bunch of npm commands available.
    • npm run dev gets a webpack watcher up and running on contents of src, which contains the source code of the library.
    • npm run build-demo will install everything needed to get the demo page up and running locally, which you can use for development.
    • npm run dev-withdemo will get webpack up and running for both the demo and the library source code, and will launch the demo on (by default) localhost:8000. You may use this as a starting point for development instead of creating your own environment from scratch, if you wish. Don't forget to run npm run build-demo first!
  3. Do some awesome fixes, and make a pullrequest :>

If you find any bugs or have a feature request, please open an issue on github!

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