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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.

Writing an Ext.Direct Backend in Node.js

Writing an Ext.Direct Backend in Node.js

January 08, 2014 | Juris Vecvanags

Some of you may have tried it, but there are still many developers who haven’t used this hidden gem — Sencha Ext.Direct. In this article, we will introduce you to Ext.Direct and provide examples of an Ext.Direct connector and backend for Node.js.

Getting Started with Sencha Touch 2: Build a Weather Utility App (Part 3)

Getting Started with Sencha Touch 2: Build a Weather Utility App (Part 3)

December 19, 2013 | Lee Boonstra

In this Sencha Touch tutorial, you will build the Do I need my Umbrella? app, a simple utility app that loads weather information from a web service — worldweatheronline.com. Based on weather codes, this app can predict if you need your umbrella or not. In part 3, we’ll talk about builds, and you’ll use Sencha Cmd and PhoneGap/Cordova.

Using the New App Watch Command in Sencha Cmd 4

Using the New App Watch Command in Sencha Cmd 4

December 12, 2013 | Don Griffin

Perhaps the biggest new feature introduced in Sencha Cmd 4 is the “sencha app watch” command. This command greatly streamlines the continuous process of making small changes and seeing them run seconds later. In this article, we will cover the basic operation of the app watch command and how you can customize its behavior.

Building a User Extension and Integrating It Into Sencha Architect 3 (Part 1)

Building a User Extension and Integrating It Into Sencha Architect 3 (Part 1)

December 10, 2013 | Aaron Conran

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 first article in a two-part series on building a user extension and integrating it into Sencha Architect. We will walk through some of the challenges in creating a robust user extension.

Re-skinning Your Apps Just Got Easier with Sencha Architect 3

Re-skinning Your Apps Just Got Easier with Sencha Architect 3

December 05, 2013 | Miroslav Bojic

There are many reasons why you might want to change the look and feel of your app. In this blog post, we will give you a quick run through of the Themes feature in Sencha Architect 3 and share a few tips. You’ll also learn how to export a theme built in Architect and use it with other Sencha Touch and Ext JS projects.

Getting Started with Sencha Touch 2: Build a Weather Utility App (Part 2)

Getting Started with Sencha Touch 2: Build a Weather Utility App (Part 2)

December 02, 2013 | Lee Boonstra

In this Sencha Touch tutorial, you will build the Do I need my Umbrella app, a simple utility app that loads weather information from a web service — worldweatheronline.com. Based on weather codes, this app can predict if you need your umbrella or not. In part 2, you will start to build an app theme, and you will use the code from part 1 of this tutorial.

Leveraging PhoneGap within Sencha Touch

Leveraging PhoneGap within Sencha Touch

November 25, 2013 | Ross Gerbasi

With the release of Sencha Touch 2.3 and Sencha Cmd 4, creating your cross platform hybrid applications has never been easier. PhoneGap is now a first class citizen in the Sencha Touch mobile workflow integrating seamlessly into the newly released, NodeJS based, PhoneGap command line interface. In this article, we’ll take a look at creating an app with Sencha Touch and PhoneGap.