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Getting Started with GWT Super Dev Mode

July 23, 2014 | Brandon Donnelson and Colin Alworth

Getting Started with GWT Super Dev Mode 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 an Online/Offline proxy in Sencha Touch

Creating an Online/Offline proxy in Sencha Touch

July 17, 2014 | Tom Cooksey

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.

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.

Ext JS 5: Engineered for Performance

Ext JS 5: Engineered for Performance

June 26, 2014 | Arthur Kay

We recently released Ext JS 5, and we have received lots of positive feedback from our customers and community. Beyond the addition of tablet support, MVVM and many awesome new features, we really wanted to prove that Ext JS 5 is engineered for performance and is the best choice for building enterprise web applications. Watch the video and download Ext JS 5 to see for yourself.

Upgrading Deft JS to Work with Ext JS 5

Upgrading Deft JS to Work with Ext JS 5

June 24, 2014 | Brian Kotek, Isaac Johnston and John Yanarella

Deft JS is a community-driven library of useful building blocks that enable teams to rapidly develop large-scale applications using Sencha Ext JS. In this guest post, you’ll learn about some of the Deft JS features. From there, the team will discuss their experience migrating the library to Ext JS 5 and what to expect in the next version of Deft JS.

Top Support Tips

Top Support Tips

June 19, 2014 | Sencha Support Team

Here are the latest tips from our Support Team to make your apps run smoothly. Learn how to set variable heights in Ext JS 4.2 grid rows and get the best performance for lists in your Sencha Touch 2.2+ apps.

How to Use Routing in Your Ext JS 5 Apps

How to Use Routing in Your Ext JS 5 Apps

June 17, 2014 | Mitchell Simoens

Ext JS 5 offers many new features to create rich, enterprise grade web applications. Routing makes history support easy to manage within a controller. The forward and back buttons are common parts of the user interface on every browser — and handling this navigation within a single page application is now very simple with Ext JS 5.