We’ve only had the iOS 8 GA bytes for a few days, but we wanted to do as quick and complete a write-up as we could to give the global web developer community an in-depth look at Apple’s latest release. We’ve run our battery of benchmarks and tests, and we’re excited to share what we’ve uncovered.
We’re proud to announce the release of Sencha Touch 2.4, which continues to enhance Sencha Touch support for the BlackBerry 10 browser and devices. About 18 months ago, we announced our collaboration with BlackBerry — optimizing Sencha Touch to run on the BlackBerry 10 browser and create a new theme and set of components to make building BlackBerry 10 applications as easy as possible.
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.
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.
CNX has used Sencha Architect from its inception as a way to decrease its developers’ learning curve and to produce prototypes and applications faster. In this guest post, Richard explains CNX’s development tools and methodology and how multiple developers effectively work on a single Sencha Architect app.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.