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Exploring the Layout System in Ext JS 5 and Sencha Touch

Exploring the Layout System in Ext JS 5 and Sencha Touch

April 24, 2014 | Ivan Jouikov

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 2013: Top 10 Sessions You May Have Missed

SenchaCon 2013: Top 10 Sessions You May Have Missed

April 22, 2014 | Arthur Kay

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.

Are You Ready for Ext JS 5?

Are You Ready for Ext JS 5?

April 15, 2014 | Arthur Kay

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.

Delegated Events and Gestures in Ext JS 5

Delegated Events and Gestures in Ext JS 5

April 09, 2014 | Phil Guerrant

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.

Announcing Public Beta of Ext JS 5

Announcing Public Beta of Ext JS 5

April 03, 2014 | Gautam Agrawal

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.

Creating Theme-Specific Overrides in Ext JS

Creating Theme-Specific Overrides in Ext JS

February 19, 2014 | Lee Boonstra

Ext JS provides a number of functions that make it simple to create and work with classes. It also provides a series of functions to extend or override existing JavaScript classes. This means you can add behaviors and create your own classes, or override the behavior of some functions. In this article, we will show you how to use theme-specific class overrides.

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.

Understanding Sencha Cmd Packages

Understanding Sencha Cmd Packages

November 19, 2013 | Don Griffin

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.