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Getting started in JavaScript (ES5) Chips control

03 Aug 2021 / 3 minutes to read

The Essential JS 2 for JavaScript (global script) is an ES5 formatted pure JavaScript framework which can be directly used in latest web browsers.

control Initialization

The Essential JS 2 JavaScript controls can be initialized by using either of the following ways.

  • Using local script and style references in a HTML page.
  • Using CDN link for script and style reference.

Using local script and style references in a HTML page

Step 1: Create an app folder myapp for Essential JS 2 JavaScript controls.

Step 2: You can get the global scripts and styles from the Essential Studio JavaScript (Essential JS 2) build installed location.

Syntax:

Script: **(installed location)**/Syncfusion/Essential Studio/{RELEASE_VERSION}/Essential JS 2/{PACKAGE_NAME}/dist/global/{PACKAGE_NAME}.min.js

Styles: **(installed location)**/Syncfusion/Essential Studio/{RELEASE_VERSION}/Essential JS 2/{PACKAGE_NAME}/styles/material.css

Example:

Script: C:/Program Files (x86)/Syncfusion/Essential Studio/15.4.30/Essential JS 2/ej2-buttons/dist/global/ej2-buttons.min.js

Styles: C:/Program Files (x86)/Syncfusion/Essential Studio/15.4.30/Essential JS 2/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css

Step 3: Create a folder myapp/resources and copy/paste the global scripts and styles from the above installed location to myapp/resources location.

Step 4: Create a HTML page (index.html) in myapp location and add the Essentials JS 2 script and style references.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
  <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
   <head>
        <title>Essential JS 2</title>
        <!-- Essential JS 2 material theme -->
        <link href="resources/material.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"/>

        <!-- Essential JS 2 Button's global script -->
        <script src="resources/ej2-buttons.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
   </head>
   <body>
   </body>
  </html>

Step 5: Now, add the <div> element and initiate the Essential JS 2 Chip control in the index.html by using following code

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<!DOCTYPE html>
  <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
   <head>
        <title>Essential JS 2</title>
        <!-- Essential JS 2 material theme -->
        <link href="resources/material.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"/>

        <!-- Essential JS 2 Button's global script -->
        <script src="resources/ej2-buttons.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
   </head>
   <body>
        <!-- Add the div element  -->
         <div id="chip"></div>
        <script>
            // initialize and Render chip control
          new ej.buttons.ChipList({ chips: ["Janet Leverling"]}, '#chip');

        </script>
   </body>
  </html>

Step 6: Now, run the index.html in web browser, it will render the Essential JS 2 Chip control.

Step 1: Create an app folder myapp for the Essential JS 2 JavaScript controls.

Step 2: The Essential JS 2 control’s global scripts and styles are already hosted in the below CDN link formats.

Syntax:

Script: https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/{PACKAGE_NAME}/dist/global/{PACKAGE_NAME}.min.js

Styles: https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/{PACKAGE_NAME}/styles/material.css

Example:

Script: https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-buttons/dist/global/ej2-buttons.min.js

Styles: https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css

Step 3: Create a HTML page (index.html) in myapp location and add the CDN link references. Now, add the Chip element and initiate the Essential JS 2 Chip control in the index.html by using following code.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
  <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
   <head>
        <title>Essential JS 2</title>
        <!-- Essential JS 2 material theme -->
        <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-base/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"/>
        <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"/>

        <!-- Essential JS 2 Base's global script (Dependency Script) -->
        <script src="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-base/dist/global/ej2-base.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

        <!-- Essential JS 2 Button's global script -->
        <script src="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-buttons/dist/global/ej2-buttons.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
   </head>
   <body>
       <!-- Add the <div> element  -->
          <div id="chip">Janet Leverling</div>
        <script>
          // initialize and Render chip control
          new ej.buttons.ChipList({ chips: ["Janet Leverling"]}, '#chip');
        </script>
   </body>
  </html>

Step 4: Now, run the index.html in web browser, it will render the Essential JS 2 Chip control.