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Connecting Your Sencha Touch Apps with Windows Azure

Connecting Your Sencha Touch Apps with Windows Azure

February 25, 2014 | Arthur Kay

At SenchaCon 2013, our CEO Michael Mullany announced the beginning of a strategic partnership with Microsoft that connects our developer communities, combining the power of Sencha Touch with the capabilities of Windows Azure cloud services. In this article, I’ll introduce you to the Sencha Touch Extensions for Windows Azure and give you some tips on getting started with using it in your Sencha Touch applications.

Developing for Google Glass with Sencha Touch

Developing for Google Glass with Sencha Touch

January 29, 2014 | Ross Gerbasi

Wearable electronics have seen a boom over the last year. This is mainly due to the adoption of advanced watches that can do anything from answer phone calls to play games. Google feels they have the next big thing in wearable technology, and today we are going to take a look at how that will affect us as developers.

Using the Leap Motion Controller with Sencha Touch

Using the Leap Motion Controller with Sencha Touch

January 21, 2014 | Carl-Johan Elger

In this guest post, Carl-Johan Elger will introduce you to the Leap Motion Controller and describe how DecidoKompetensor built a Sencha Touch application to work with it. The app is a visualizer that makes data available and browsable for workers in a warehouse. It’s controlled by gestures, enabling users to interact with it from a distance.

Sencha Touch Spotlight: United Heritage Life Insurance Company

Sencha Touch Spotlight: United Heritage Life Insurance Company

January 17, 2014 | Roger Griffith and John Rhodes

United Heritage Life Insurance chose Sencha Touch to build mobile apps for their agents with a highly tuned and responsive user experience and package them for iOS and Android. They took their IBM i midrange (AS/400) environment and mobile-enabled their business logic, tapping into enterprise back-end systems developed with CA Plex and RPG.

Building a Tizen App With Sencha Touch

Building a Tizen App With Sencha Touch

January 15, 2014 | Gautam Agrawal

In Sencha Touch 2.3.1, we added support for the Tizen platform, which is a “Web-based OS” and allows developers to use HTML5 technologies to write applications. The web browser bundled with Tizen is one of the most standards-compliant of the current crop of mobile browsers. In this article, we will show you how to get started with building a Tizen app using Sencha Touch.

Writing an Ext.Direct Backend in Node.js

Writing an Ext.Direct Backend in Node.js

January 08, 2014 | Juris Vecvanags

Some of you may have tried it, but there are still many developers who haven’t used this hidden gem — Sencha Ext.Direct. In this article, we will introduce you to Ext.Direct and provide examples of an Ext.Direct connector and backend for Node.js.

Getting Started with Sencha Touch 2: Build a Weather Utility App (Part 3)

Getting Started with Sencha Touch 2: Build a Weather Utility App (Part 3)

December 19, 2013 | Lee Boonstra

In this Sencha Touch tutorial, you will build the Do I need my Umbrella? app, a simple utility app that loads weather information from a web service — worldweatheronline.com. Based on weather codes, this app can predict if you need your umbrella or not. In part 3, we’ll talk about builds, and you’ll use Sencha Cmd and PhoneGap/Cordova.

Getting Started with Sencha Touch 2: Build a Weather Utility App (Part 2)

Getting Started with Sencha Touch 2: Build a Weather Utility App (Part 2)

December 02, 2013 | Lee Boonstra

In this Sencha Touch tutorial, you will build the Do I need my Umbrella app, a simple utility app that loads weather information from a web service — worldweatheronline.com. Based on weather codes, this app can predict if you need your umbrella or not. In part 2, you will start to build an app theme, and you will use the code from part 1 of this tutorial.

Leveraging PhoneGap within Sencha Touch

Leveraging PhoneGap within Sencha Touch

November 25, 2013 | Ross Gerbasi

With the release of Sencha Touch 2.3 and Sencha Cmd 4, creating your cross platform hybrid applications has never been easier. PhoneGap is now a first class citizen in the Sencha Touch mobile workflow integrating seamlessly into the newly released, NodeJS based, PhoneGap command line interface. In this article, we’ll take a look at creating an app with Sencha Touch and PhoneGap.