Sencha Desktop Packager is a new product, included with the Sencha Complete: Team bundle, which enables you to take your existing Ext JS web application and package it as a native desktop application. From here, you may deliver your application to your customers who are running Windows and Mac OS X
One of the first questions I always hear when starting with a new client is “How can I build unit tests for my application?”
It’s obvious that many people understand the benefits of unit tests – developers want to minimize the number of bugs in their code and managers want to reduce the amount of time required to test an application before release. Although the concept of unit testing has existed for years, software teams are only now beginning to explore building tests for their Rich Internet Applications (RIAs).
Extensions provide developers with valuable features beyond those that ship in Sencha’s frameworks, and are a very important part of the Sencha platform. At Sencha, we are investing to improve the ecosystem of extensions on our platform and I wanted to share an early look at our progress.
I wanted to share my thoughts on learning Ext JS 4.1 from a developer new to Sencha. The article highlights my initial progress, perceptions, and discoveries in learning Ext JS.
Simply put, (and with the caveat that we were running on the notably overpowered developer preview hardware) the IE10 HTML5 experience is one of the best we’ve seen on any platform to date. After a decade of web neglect, Microsoft is back with a vengeance.
Today, we’ll be looking at creating a small application that makes use of this new class Loader system, exercising the dependency management system. Along the way, we’ll discuss various configuration options for the Ext Loader system.
With Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference 2011 just a few weeks away, we thought it would be a good time to think about what they might announce at the sold-out event. We take a look at Mobile Safari from a web developer’s perspective to see what it needs to stay on top of the heap.