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.
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.
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.
The Layout system is one of the most powerful and unique parts of the Sencha frameworks. Layouts handle the sizing and positioning of every Component in your application, eliminating the need for developers to manage those pieces manually. Look under the hood of the Layout system and learn how to create a 3D Carousel.
Users expect to be able to use web applications not only on their desktop computers, but also their mobile devices, which come in all shapes and sizes. The requirement to make an application so adaptive can seem overwhelming. Fortunately Ext JS 5 provides all the tools needed to make your application conform to any screen size, shape or orientation.
With the introduction of Ext JS 5, we have greatly expanded the capabilities of the Sencha Data Package, which is one of the cornerstones of application development. These new capabilities can be seen throughout the entire application development process: from declaring your data model, to presenting your data and validating user input, and finally, saving it back to the server.
In this month’s training tip, Lee explains how to use custom fonts with Sencha Architect. For this tutorial, she used one of the Sencha Touch starter apps, with the default theme. You can try these tips on your own Sencha Touch or Ext JS apps.
We recently released Ext JS 5, and we have received lots of positive feedback from our customers and community. Beyond the addition of tablet support, MVVM and many awesome new features, we really wanted to prove that Ext JS 5 is engineered for performance and is the best choice for building enterprise web applications. Watch the video and download Ext JS 5 to see for yourself.
Deft JS is a community-driven library of useful building blocks that enable teams to rapidly develop large-scale applications using Sencha Ext JS. In this guest post, you’ll learn about some of the Deft JS features. From there, the team will discuss their experience migrating the library to Ext JS 5 and what to expect in the next version of Deft JS.
Here are the latest tips from our Support Team to make your apps run smoothly. Learn how to set variable heights in Ext JS 4.2 grid rows and get the best performance for lists in your Sencha Touch 2.2+ apps.