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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.

Announcing Sencha Blink 1.0

Announcing Sencha Blink 1.0

April 01, 2013 | Michael Mullany

Today we’re pleased to announce the first release of Sencha Blink, a cross platform UI toolkit for the coming wave of spectacle-based devices. Sencha Blink offers a full set of display components, fully abstracted eye events (using the new W3C HTML5 Eye Events), and a rich set of image query primitives.

Survey Says: Windows Phone 8 Support Strong, HTML5 Important for Multi-Device App Dev

Survey Says: Windows Phone 8 Support Strong, HTML5 Important for Multi-Device App Dev

November 20, 2012 | Donovan Erba

We recently conducted a survey to our developer community about the impact that today’s multi-device world has on businesses and application development. Over 1,400 developers, managers, and IT execs responded and shared their insights on a variety of topics, including Windows Phone 8, Apple’s iOS 6, and the challenges of IT in a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) world.

A Survey of JavaScript Timers on Mobile

A Survey of JavaScript Timers on Mobile

July 16, 2012 | Michael Mullany

Desktop browsers have had high resolution, high consistency JavaScript timers for the last few years. As a result, many web developers have become used to creating production-quality animations using zero-second callbacks via setTimeOut() and setInterval(). However, on mobile devices, this style of animation programming can have subpar performance and consistency – we wondered if it was due to poorer timer implementations. We researched the issue and found that while older Androids and iPods have noticeably poorer timer implementations than desktop browsers, the most recent Android and iOS tablets and phones seem to have mostly caught up.

The Sencha Hackathon Recap

The Sencha Hackathon Recap

November 02, 2011 | James Pearce

SenchaCon in Austin last week really reaffirmed our belief in the strength of the Sencha community – and most especially on day three, when we hosted our biggest ever Sencha Hackathon.

EventRecorder for Android Web Applications

EventRecorder for Android Web Applications

March 07, 2011 | Helder Correia

After we came up with RemoteJS, we started thinking about how we could go one step further regarding the testing of Android web applications based on Sencha Touch. Introducing EventRecorder for Android mobile web apps.

Building a Rating Widget with Ext Core 3.0 Final and Google CDN

Building a Rating Widget with Ext Core 3.0 Final and Google CDN

June 11, 2009 | Tommy Maintz

We are very proud to announce the final release of Ext Core under the MIT license. Your feedback was invaluable. Thank you for all the bugs reported and test cases created. For those of you who are new to Ext Core, we suggest you read the previous blog post about the all the features and examples that we released as part of the beta.