When I heard that Sencha was going to be supporting Tizen in Sencha Touch I was very happy, because I know how important it is for developers to have great tools to make developing great applications easier. You may not have heard much about Tizen yet, as products are targeted for later on this year, but already developer awareness is building.
A new high bar for publishing has been set by The Atlantic with their iPad app, built on Sencha Touch. Their new Wire tablet application (touch.theatlanticwire.com, built with Sencha Touch) is a great example of how publishers can leverage leading edge HTML5 technologies to create new and innovative media experiences without having to build a native application.
Since the launch of Ext JS 4 we’ve been hard at work improving all aspects of helping you learn the framework. We’ve launched a new learning center, improved the way we track bugs and respond to issues on the forums and more. You’ve given us a tremendous amount of support as well as suggestions on how to improve via the active docs app threads on the forums. We’ve been listening and today I’d like to share a few of the improvements we’ve made with you, as well as some of what we’re working on.
Our own WebKit genius, Ariya Hidayat, is back to explain what happens behind the scenes with mobile browsers, vector graphics, and shed light on interactions with the GPU.
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.
Our WebKit Team lead, Ariya Hidayat, walks you through creating a Continuous Integration setup that will run on Windows, Mac and Linux.
Developers often run into debugging hurdles when testing web pages for Android mobile devices. And, while the Android Developers Guide provides a solution, it’s a bit cumbersome and complex. In this article, our WebKit team provides a better solution called RemoteJS.
Using standard Ext components and a couple of custom ones, you can create a great looking diff viewer for the web that requires no backend.