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Addressing Mobile Data Security (Part 1)

Addressing Mobile Data Security (Part 1)

February 12, 2014 | Nick Harlow

The cost of data breaches has continued to climb in recent years. In its 2013 annual survey on the cost of data breaches, the Ponemon Institute reported that the cost of a data breach has once again increased year-over-year. For organizations whose data breaches resulted from malicious attack, the cost of the breach per compromised record was actually higher than if the breach had occurred due to a system failure or unintentional human factor.

The State of HTML5 Development in the Enterprise

The State of HTML5 Development in the Enterprise

February 12, 2014 | Michael Mullany

In December and January, Sencha surveyed a sample of 2,128 business application developers from its HTML5 development community. We asked about the types of applications that developers are building, the technologies that they’re using, as well as the devices they’re supporting. Many of the responses were in line with trends that the industry is aware of — for example, it’s no surprise that iPads are popular target devices — but there were also surprising results.

Announcing Sencha Space

Announcing Sencha Space

February 04, 2014 | Nick Harlow

We are pleased to announce the availability of Sencha Space! Space is a new platform for securely managing mobile apps from the experts on HTML5 and mobile web application development.

Developing for Google Glass with Sencha Touch

Developing for Google Glass with Sencha Touch

January 29, 2014 | Ross Gerbasi

Wearable electronics have seen a boom over the last year. This is mainly due to the adoption of advanced watches that can do anything from answer phone calls to play games. Google feels they have the next big thing in wearable technology, and today we are going to take a look at how that will affect us as developers.

Building a User Extension and Integrating It Into Sencha Architect 3 - Part 2

Building a User Extension and Integrating It Into Sencha Architect 3 - Part 2

January 27, 2014 | Steve Sobel

Regardless of the type of application you’re building, there is almost always room to create a custom component or user extension that can be used across projects or teams. This is the second article in a two-part series on building a user extension and integrating it into Sencha Architect. In Part 2, we’ll walk you through the process of creating a reusable AUX (Architect User Extension) package.

Half a Million Forum Members!

Half a Million Forum Members!

January 23, 2014 | Michael Mullany

Today we’re excited to announce that we’ve reached a fantasic milestone: 500,000 registered forum members! Congratulations to Tim Guthrie for becoming the 500,000th member of the community. In the last five years, the Sencha community has grown by 10x. We can’t thank you enough for all the participation, assistance and feedback that’s helped us to create and improve our projects and products.

Using the Leap Motion Controller with Sencha Touch

Using the Leap Motion Controller with Sencha Touch

January 21, 2014 | Carl-Johan Elger

In this guest post, Carl-Johan Elger will introduce you to the Leap Motion Controller and describe how DecidoKompetensor built a Sencha Touch application to work with it. The app is a visualizer that makes data available and browsable for workers in a warehouse. It’s controlled by gestures, enabling users to interact with it from a distance.

Sencha Touch Spotlight: United Heritage Life Insurance Company

Sencha Touch Spotlight: United Heritage Life Insurance Company

January 17, 2014 | Roger Griffith and John Rhodes

United Heritage Life Insurance chose Sencha Touch to build mobile apps for their agents with a highly tuned and responsive user experience and package them for iOS and Android. They took their IBM i midrange (AS/400) environment and mobile-enabled their business logic, tapping into enterprise back-end systems developed with CA Plex and RPG.

Building a Tizen App With Sencha Touch

Building a Tizen App With Sencha Touch

January 15, 2014 | Gautam Agrawal

In Sencha Touch 2.3.1, we added support for the Tizen platform, which is a “Web-based OS” and allows developers to use HTML5 technologies to write applications. The web browser bundled with Tizen is one of the most standards-compliant of the current crop of mobile browsers. In this article, we will show you how to get started with building a Tizen app using Sencha Touch.