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Getting Started with GWT Super Dev Mode

Getting Started with GWT Super Dev Mode

July 23, 2014 | Brandon Donnelson and Colin Alworth

If you’re a GWT user, you’ve probably noticed that various browsers have been removing support for classic Dev Mode. This change helps to ensure better performing browsers and plugins, but it puts a kink in debugging GWT applications. The future is in Super Dev Mode, so we’ve been testing it regularly, making sure that GXT applications will work correctly in it, and improving the development process. See how it works.

Announcing Sencha GXT 3.1

Announcing Sencha GXT 3.1

May 08, 2014 | Gautam Agrawal

We are pleased to announce the general availability of Sencha GXT 3.1. We have addressed several issues that were reported via the public beta forums — thanks to all of the beta testers. Download GXT 3.1 and check out the new Theme Builder and Neptune Theme.

GXT Customer Spotlight - Logic9s ClearFactr

GXT Customer Spotlight - Logic9s ClearFactr

April 11, 2014 | Dean Zarras

Logic9s chose Sencha GXT to build a powerful UI for their SaaS application, ClearFactr. They used the GXT Grid widget which dramatically outperformed alternatives in rendering and navigation speed, and allowed their developers to be much more productive.

Making a New GXT Theme Has Never Been Easier

Making a New GXT Theme Has Never Been Easier

March 20, 2014 | Colin Alworth

Theme Builder is a new tool that generates Appearance based themes for GXT. It includes CSS3 features like gradients and rounded corners, and it can also generate images to enable older browsers to use these properties. Download GXT 3.1 beta to see some examples and try out the Theme Builder.

Announcing Sencha GXT 3.1 Beta

Announcing Sencha GXT 3.1 Beta

February 26, 2014 | Gautam Agrawal

We’re excited to announce the release of Sencha GXT 3.1 beta, available on our download page and from Maven Central. This latest release of GXT introduces Theme Builder, a new tool for theming GXT applications, as well as the Neptune theme built entirely with this tool, adds support for GWT 2.6, and fixes a variety of bugs reported by our users. We’d like to gather feedback from our community while we prepare for the general availability of GXT 3.1.

Using Sencha GXT To Build Interactive Web Apps That Manage Big Data

Using Sencha GXT To Build Interactive Web Apps That Manage Big Data

November 21, 2013 | Arno Mittelbach

In this article, we’ll tell you how we used Sencha GXT at Datenwerke to build one of our products called ReportServer, an open source Business Intelligence platform. First, we’d like to share our vision of reporting and business intelligence, which has greatly influenced and continues to affect the development and design choices of our product.

GXT Roadmap Update

GXT Roadmap Update

August 21, 2013 | Gautam Agrawal

From the attendees of SenchaCon 2013, and in the continuous feedback we receive from our GXT community, the single biggest question that we have been asked most number of times is, “What is the plan/roadmap for GXT?”. The feedback we have received from our customers has been overwhelming. Everyone wants more in the framework, especially a support for tablets. With this post, I am excited to reveal the roadmap we have put together for GXT. And yes, tablet support is coming!

Using GXT in Sencha Desktop Packager

Using GXT in Sencha Desktop Packager

July 09, 2013 | Colin Alworth

Sencha Desktop Packager is a tool that enables you to wrap up your web applications and deliver them as native solutions. In this article, we’ll look at using it to package GWT applications. We will use three different sample applications — a simple hello world with native features, one based on the GXT Explorer, and one based on the Quake2 GWT Demo.

Getting More out of Logging with GXT

Getting More out of Logging with GXT

June 20, 2013 | Brandon Donnelson and Colin Alworth

Logging can provide invaluable process information during and after development and while you’re debugging. It can be completely compiled out, or added back to assist you with debugging in production, and can be customized for your particular application to render exactly the details you need. In this article, you’ll learn about the three main logging mechanisms built into GWT.

Using the GWT Compiler for Better Builds

Using the GWT Compiler for Better Builds

April 02, 2013 | Colin Alworth

Many developers use Sencha GXT and GWT to help their teams produce structured, powerful, and maintainable web applications. In this article, we’ll discuss several different ways to customize what the compiler is building for you, and how it can impact build times and output sizes.