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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.

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.

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.

Designing Responsive Applications with Ext JS

Designing Responsive Applications with Ext JS

July 10, 2014 | Phil Guerrant

Users expect to be able to use web applications not only on their desktop computers, but also their mobile devices, which come in all shapes and sizes. The requirement to make an application so adaptive can seem overwhelming. Fortunately Ext JS 5 provides all the tools needed to make your application conform to any screen size, shape or orientation.

Deep Dive Into Ext JS 5 Data

Deep Dive Into Ext JS 5 Data

July 08, 2014 | Don Griffin

With the introduction of Ext JS 5, we have greatly expanded the capabilities of the Sencha Data Package, which is one of the cornerstones of application development. These new capabilities can be seen throughout the entire application development process: from declaring your data model, to presenting your data and validating user input, and finally, saving it back to the server.

Creating Theme-Specific Overrides in Ext JS

Creating Theme-Specific Overrides in Ext JS

February 19, 2014 | Lee Boonstra

Ext JS provides a number of functions that make it simple to create and work with classes. It also provides a series of functions to extend or override existing JavaScript classes. This means you can add behaviors and create your own classes, or override the behavior of some functions. In this article, we will show you how to use theme-specific class overrides.

Introducing Sencha.com/videos

Introducing Sencha.com/videos

February 17, 2014 | Luke Kilpatrick

Over the years we’ve been producing videos on building better HTML5 apps, JavaScript tips, and thought-provoking conversations from around the world. Most of these videos have been available on our Vimeo channel, but now we’ve created a channel on our own site to make them easier to find.

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.