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.
We will be at the Developer Week conference next week in San Francisco where we will be running a boot camp on Wednesday, February 19th from 9:00am–10:40am. At the boot camp you’ll use Sencha Architect to quickly build a Touch Asset Tracking application. You can still sign up for the bootcamp, so add Sencha to your agenda today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.