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Testing Enterprise Applications with Selenium and HTML5 Robot

August 20, 2014 | John Valentino

Testing Enterprise Applications with Selenium and HTML5 Robot The need for browser-based test automation is hard to ignore. HTML5 Robot was created to ease the difficulty in using Selenium with HTML5 technologies. In this guest post, John describes how HTML5 Robot can be used as a Java framework for writing and managing test suites, or as a Java library that can be included in an existing project.
Blazingly Fast Load Times For Apps Built with Ext JS and Sencha Touch

Blazingly Fast Load Times For Apps Built with Ext JS and Sencha Touch

August 19, 2014 | Ivan Jouikov

For years, web developers have deployed their apps according to the best practices defined by Yahoo’s Exceptional Performance team. These best practices often mandate the collective compression of these assets into single file downloads. But enterprise developers who are creating large apps must consider other options for their build and deployment strategies. Learn how to use Sencha Cmd to deploy a subset of the framework code and produce an optimized production build.

Top Support Tips

Top Support Tips

August 13, 2014 | Sencha Support Team

Here are the latest Top Support Tips. Learn about the new doc type in Ext JS 5, using overrides in Ext JS, and new optimizations for callParent in Sencha Cmd 5.

Announcing Sencha Architect 3.1

Announcing Sencha Architect 3.1

August 07, 2014 | Aaron Conran

We’re proud to announce the release of Sencha Architect 3.1. It comes with many new features, most notably Ext JS 5 support. Within the short period since the Ext JS 5 release, we have added support to bring Sencha Architect to parity with all the new features offered by Ext JS 5.

What’s New in Ext JS 5.0.1

What’s New in Ext JS 5.0.1

August 07, 2014 | Don Griffin

We’re excited to announce the general availability of Ext JS 5.0.1. This maintenance release includes a number of improvements based on feedback from the Sencha community. In this article, we’ll take a tour of the changes.

Training Tip: Developing Apps in a Multi-Device World

Training Tip: Developing Apps in a Multi-Device World

August 05, 2014 | Lee Boonstra

We live in a multi-device world, and we all have lots of devices — laptops, tablets, e-readers, smartwatches, cameras, phones, and more. Ideally, you want to build a single app that runs on every device. Learn how to use Sencha Touch, Ext JS and Space to build apps for multiple devices and easily handle differences in platforms, screen sizes, user input and feature sets.

Ext JS 5 Tablet Support

Ext JS 5 Tablet Support

July 29, 2014 | Grgur Grisogono

The landscape of computer usage, both personal and enterprise, has been changing dramatically since tablets started challenging PC sales worldwide. Ext JS 5 learned a bunch of new tricks from Sencha Touch 2. In this guest post, Grgur covers Ext JS 5 tablet support, including updates to the class system, event management, widgets, and new deployment options.

Getting Started with GWT Super Dev Mode

Getting Started with GWT Super Dev Mode

July 23, 2014 | Brandon Donnelson and Colin Alworth

If you’re a GWT user, you’ve probably noticed that various browsers have been removing support for classic Dev Mode. This change helps to ensure better performing browsers and plugins, but it puts a kink in debugging GWT applications. The future is in Super Dev Mode, so we’ve been testing it regularly, making sure that GXT applications will work correctly in it, and improving the development process. See how it works.

Creating an Online/Offline proxy in Sencha Touch

Creating an Online/Offline proxy in Sencha Touch

July 17, 2014 | Tom Cooksey

Sencha Cmd delivers some great tools that give you everything you need for the app to work offline, such as auto generated App Manifest files, but one of the biggest issues is how to handle your data. There are numerous ways to handle data, and one common technique is to switch proxies between a local storage proxy and an AJAX proxy. In this post, we’ll show you how you can achieve the same effect, but we’ll use a single proxy and make it completely transparent to the programmer using the store configured with it.