The layout system is one of the most powerful and unique parts of Sencha frameworks. Layouts handle the sizing and positioning of every component in your application. Ext JS and Sencha Touch have many similarities between them, and Ext JS 5 now supports tablets as well. In this article, we’ll take a look at how the layout system works across Sencha frameworks.
SenchaCon 2015 is coming to the San Francisco Bay Area, April 7-9. Stay tuned for news on early bird discounts and sign up now to be notified when registration opens. In the meantime, here are our ten favorite technical content sessions from SenchaCon 2013.
In Sencha Training classes, students often raise questions about the best way to fix their applications. We put together this list of troubleshooting techniques to help resolve common problems with seeing data, building an app, and strange component-x behavior.
We recently released Ext JS 5 beta, and it has lots of new features. To help you prepare your application to take advantage of everything Ext JS 5 has to offer, we’ve created an upgrade checklist. Take a look, download the beta and share your feedback in the forum.
Prior to version 5, Ext JS was designed exclusively for use on desktop devices with traditional mouse input. With the release of Ext JS 5 beta, we’ve added support for touch input as well, which allows Ext JS to be used on a larger selection of devices, primarily tablets, but also laptops with touch-screens. In this article, you’ll learn how the framework handles touch events and event normalization between devices. Download the Ext JS 5 beta and check it out.
Sencha Ext JS 5 beta is available for public access and evaluation. This release includes touch support, two-way data binding, grid gadgets, touch-optimized charts, routing and more. For all the Ext JS developers out there, this a great opportunity to help make this the best Ext JS release ever. We invite you to download the beta and share your feedback in the forum.
We will be at the Developer Week conference next week in San Francisco where we will be running a boot camp on Wednesday, February 19th from 9:00am–10:40am. At the boot camp you’ll use Sencha Architect to quickly build a Touch Asset Tracking application. You can still sign up for the bootcamp, so add Sencha to your agenda today.
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.
In April of this year, as part of the rollout of Ext JS 4.2 and the new Neptune theme, we introduced support for packages in Sencha Cmd 3.1. In this article, we’ll dig into some of the inner workings of packages and see how to leverage them for perhaps their most common use case: to share code between applications.