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Mind the [Phone]Gap

April 16, 2014 | Nick Harlow

Mind the [Phone]Gap The 2007 introduction of the iPhone ushered in a new era of mobility. We now expect our applications and data to be accessible on the most convenient network-connected device. Our appetite for mobile technology has resulted in a massive influx of mobile devices supporting a myriad of different mobile operating systems. Many application developers have realized the inefficiency of developing native applications in this multi-device, multi-platform world. Learn how you can deploy HTML5 apps directly into a secure, managed runtime environment.
Are You Ready for Ext JS 5?

Are You Ready for Ext JS 5?

April 15, 2014 | Arthur Kay

We recently released Ext JS 5 beta, and it has lots of new features. To help you prepare your application to take advantage of everything Ext JS 5 has to offer, we’ve created an upgrade checklist. Take a look, download the beta and share your feedback in the forum.

GXT Customer Spotlight - Logic9s ClearFactr

GXT Customer Spotlight - Logic9s ClearFactr

April 11, 2014 | Dean Zarras

Logic9s chose Sencha GXT to build a powerful UI for their SaaS application, ClearFactr. They used the GXT Grid widget which dramatically outperformed alternatives in rendering and navigation speed, and allowed their developers to be much more productive.

Delegated Events and Gestures in Ext JS 5

Delegated Events and Gestures in Ext JS 5

April 09, 2014 | Phil Guerrant

Prior to version 5, Ext JS was designed exclusively for use on desktop devices with traditional mouse input. With the release of Ext JS 5 beta, we’ve added support for touch input as well, which allows Ext JS to be used on a larger selection of devices, primarily tablets, but also laptops with touch-screens. In this article, you’ll learn how the framework handles touch events and event normalization between devices. Download the Ext JS 5 beta and check it out.

Announcing Public Beta of Ext JS 5

Announcing Public Beta of Ext JS 5

April 03, 2014 | Gautam Agrawal

Sencha Ext JS 5 beta is available for public access and evaluation. This release includes touch support, two-way data binding, grid gadgets, touch-optimized charts, routing and more. For all the Ext JS developers out there, this a great opportunity to help make this the best Ext JS release ever. We invite you to download the beta and share your feedback in the forum.

Sencha Goes to Las Vegas [for Interop]

Sencha Goes to Las Vegas [for Interop]

March 31, 2014 | Nick Harlow

A few of us Sencha folks will be going to Las Vegas to participate in Interop. You can stay on top of the action by following @sencha on Twitter, or if you’ll be in Las Vegas, come visit us in the Expo Hall at the Mandalay Bay in booth 1761.

Sencha Touch Spotlight - Zofari

Sencha Touch Spotlight - Zofari

March 28, 2014 | Jason Kobilka

Zofari is a small team trying to change the way that people discover their world. They chose Sencha Touch to build their mobile app, which they describe as Pandora for places. With Sencha Touch, they were able to achieve rapid, platform agnostic development cycles, pushing more products faster than teams triple their size.

Making a New GXT Theme Has Never Been Easier

Making a New GXT Theme Has Never Been Easier

March 20, 2014 | Colin Alworth

Theme Builder is a new tool that generates Appearance based themes for GXT. It includes CSS3 features like gradients and rounded corners, and it can also generate images to enable older browsers to use these properties. Download GXT 3.1 beta to see some examples and try out the Theme Builder.