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Testing Enterprise Applications with Selenium and HTML5 Robot

Testing Enterprise Applications with Selenium and HTML5 Robot

August 20, 2014 | John Valentino

The need for browser-based test automation is hard to ignore. HTML5 Robot was created to ease the difficulty in using Selenium with HTML5 technologies. In this guest post, John describes how HTML5 Robot can be used as a Java framework for writing and managing test suites, or as a Java library that can be included in an existing project.

Blazingly Fast Load Times For Apps Built with Ext JS and Sencha Touch

Blazingly Fast Load Times For Apps Built with Ext JS and Sencha Touch

August 19, 2014 | Ivan Jouikov

For years, web developers have deployed their apps according to the best practices defined by Yahoo’s Exceptional Performance team. These best practices often mandate the collective compression of these assets into single file downloads. But enterprise developers who are creating large apps must consider other options for their build and deployment strategies. Learn how to use Sencha Cmd to deploy a subset of the framework code and produce an optimized production build.

Top Support Tips

Top Support Tips

August 13, 2014 | Sencha Support Team

Here are the latest Top Support Tips. Learn about the new doc type in Ext JS 5, using overrides in Ext JS, and new optimizations for callParent in Sencha Cmd 5.

Training Tip: Developing Apps in a Multi-Device World

Training Tip: Developing Apps in a Multi-Device World

August 05, 2014 | Lee Boonstra

We live in a multi-device world, and we all have lots of devices — laptops, tablets, e-readers, smartwatches, cameras, phones, and more. Ideally, you want to build a single app that runs on every device. Learn how to use Sencha Touch, Ext JS and Space to build apps for multiple devices and easily handle differences in platforms, screen sizes, user input and feature sets.

Ext JS 5 Tablet Support

Ext JS 5 Tablet Support

July 29, 2014 | Grgur Grisogono

The landscape of computer usage, both personal and enterprise, has been changing dramatically since tablets started challenging PC sales worldwide. Ext JS 5 learned a bunch of new tricks from Sencha Touch 2. In this guest post, Grgur covers Ext JS 5 tablet support, including updates to the class system, event management, widgets, and new deployment options.

Creating an Online/Offline proxy in Sencha Touch

Creating an Online/Offline proxy in Sencha Touch

July 17, 2014 | Tom Cooksey

Sencha Cmd delivers some great tools that give you everything you need for the app to work offline, such as auto generated App Manifest files, but one of the biggest issues is how to handle your data. There are numerous ways to handle data, and one common technique is to switch proxies between a local storage proxy and an AJAX proxy. In this post, we’ll show you how you can achieve the same effect, but we’ll use a single proxy and make it completely transparent to the programmer using the store configured with it.

Creating Custom Layouts in Ext JS and Sencha Touch

Creating Custom Layouts in Ext JS and Sencha Touch

July 15, 2014 | Arthur Kay

The Layout system is one of the most powerful and unique parts of the Sencha frameworks. Layouts handle the sizing and positioning of every Component in your application, eliminating the need for developers to manage those pieces manually. Look under the hood of the Layout system and learn how to create a 3D Carousel.

Top Support Tips

Top Support Tips

June 19, 2014 | Sencha Support Team

Here are the latest tips from our Support Team to make your apps run smoothly. Learn how to set variable heights in Ext JS 4.2 grid rows and get the best performance for lists in your Sencha Touch 2.2+ apps.