The Salesforce Platform Mobile Services are a set of tools, frameworks, and APIs to help you rapidly build enterprise mobile apps for any device. The Salesforce Platform Mobile Services pair with your mobile app just as seamlessly as Force.com pairs with your enterprise apps. It is a powerful MBaaS providing mobile developers backend storage and additional features like configurable security, secure offline storage, and push notifications amongst several other platform services. We’re pleased to announce that in an upcoming launch we’ll be releasing new mobile packs centered around Sencha Touch.
Ext JS provides a lot of built-in components right out of the box that are highly customizable. But there may be times when you want to use a 3rd party library that is not built using the Ext JS component system. In this guest blog post, Kevin walks you through how to create a custom wrapper component to handle your library, which can be reused across any of your apps.
The Sencha engineering and technical teams are really excited for SenchaCon July 16–19 in Orlando, FL. They’ve been working hard on taking Ext JS, Touch, and Architect to the next level and can’t wait to share the new features and capabilities. We also have a brand new product we’re introducing to the Sencha arsenal and we’ll be sharing all of the details with you at SenchaCon.
Logging can provide invaluable process information during and after development and while you’re debugging. It can be completely compiled out, or added back to assist you with debugging in production, and can be customized for your particular application to render exactly the details you need. In this article, you’ll learn about the three main logging mechanisms built into GWT.
Sencha Touch applications developed for Android devices should be tested in the Android simulator as part of your development process. This blog post discusses how to install and use the Android simulator for Sencha Touch applications developed with either the command line tools or Sencha Architect.
Sencha Desktop Packager lets you to take an existing web application and deploy it as a desktop application. You can also integrate with the native platform by using additional APIs to create menus, show file dialogs, and access the file system. In this blog post, we’ll show a simple text editor to demonstrate the use of these native APIs.
Smile Brands is one of the largest providers of support services to dental groups in the United States. They use Ext JS and Sencha Touch to build applications for their practice management platform and have chosen to develop HTML5 web applications for the desktop and mobile devices to first supplement, and then replace, an existing green screen application.
We’re pleased to announce that Sencha Training courses are now available as instructor-led, Live Online Training. If you’ve had trouble finding a training course in a nearby city, you can now attend our expert-led courses from any location in the world. And, we have a special introductory offer — 20% off.
Animator 1.5, our biggest update yet, powerful and easy to use than ever. This release improves core functionality in exporting, embedding and browser support, and also adds desired features such as symbols and multiple timelines. This update exponentially increases the possibilities in creating CSS3 animations. In order to make you even more productive with Animator, we revised the interface and added several new workflow improvements such as the new inline text editor, the code snippet library and the much improved JS API.
As we speak, the entire Sencha team is battened down for the closing weeks of preparation for SenchaCon 2013. We’ve published most of our sessions, announced most of our speakers and shown you the insane after-hours parties we’ve got in store. Now we’re going to give you a little sneak peek at what we’ll be talking about in those secret sessions on the schedule.