harmon.ie, the user experience company for the mobile enterprise, provides products that deliver a consistent user experience on mobile devices, the desktop, and the cloud, for a host of social and collaboration platforms from vendors such as Microsoft and IBM. harmon.ie delivers a suite of connected apps bringing Office 365 to iOS, BlackBerry 10 and Android devices. Thousands of businesses including Citi, DuPont and BAE Systems already use harmon.ie. Our 1.5M users come from companies of every size that need fully-featured access to SharePoint and Office 365 from any mobile device. harmon.ie is a Microsoft and BlackBerry premier partner.
Why We Chose Sencha Touch
Building products for the mobile enterprise specifically targeted for BYOD environments, we needed a development infrastructure that would enable us to reuse development investments for the various mobile platforms. Sencha Touch was a natural choice due to its cross-platform capabilities. Moreover, being able to use the rich set of out-of-the-box, high-performance components from Sencha was key to helping harmon.ie deliver a product to market in a timely manner with a great user experience.
First, in order to render thousands of Office 365 and SharePoint documents in our app, we used the Sencha List-Store-Proxy model. By implementing a custom data proxy (which inherits from Ext.data.proxy) with server-side paging against the document repository, we were able to use the out-of-the-box List and ListPaging plugin components to provide high-performance access to Office 365 and SharePoint documents.