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Sencha Ext JS 5 Streamlines Desktop and Mobile Application Development from One Unified Platform

June 05, 2014—Sencha, a leader in powering HTML5 development for desktop and mobile applications, today announced a significant upgrade to Ext JS, its flagship development platform for building unmatched cross-browser applications. Ext JS 5 is a big step forward for desktop and mobile application development as developers can now easily build and/or move desktop apps to mobile devices, with little to no modification to the existing code base and within the same development tools they already use. Available immediately, Ext JS 5 further entrenches Sencha as the standard for building apps that, with a single code base, can run on touch-based devices as well as computers using either modern or legacy browsers. Sys-Con

Actual mobile/desktop convergence: Sencha’s Ext JS 5 weans the net from the Web

June 05, 2014—Whether the Web continues to be the principal metaphor that everyday users recognize for delivering information through the Internet will depend on whether the rise of mobile-style apps eventually tapers off. Presently, such a tapering does not appear to be in the cards. In fact, the case for apps dominance may have been bolstered this week with the official release of the latest version of the Ext JS development framework for HTML5 by Sencha. Fierce Enterprise Communications

HTML5 platform helps digital signage, mobile apps liven nightlife scene

June 05, 2014—Rhon Daguro's planned career change from Silicon Valley software developer to restaurant-nightclub guru didn't materialize. However, during that time he spotted a customer need that led him to a new tech career. Today, he is CEO of Nervana Group, which brings interactive touchscreen technologies to the hospitality and education industries. Getting service ready to enter the mobile sphere called for a new HTML5 platform that combined mobile and large experiential touchscreen technologies. TechTarget

Sencha Ext JS 5 Streamlines and Unifies

June 05, 2014—Sencha has announced an upgrade to Ext JS, its development platform for building cross-browser applications. Ext JS 5 promises to allow developers to build and/or move desktop apps to mobile devices with little to no modification to the existing code base within the same development tools. Dr. Dobb's Journal

Sencha has the Touch for the Enterprise

May 28, 2014—Few companies can claim they have ridden the wave of mobile communication like Sencha, which has been doing so since 2008. Starting with JQTouch and Raphael, the company’s contributions to open source expertise, they have been steadily building a community of developers (now numbering more than two million) who understand that the goal is to keep the code common when developing apps for a bring your own device (BYOD) world. HTML5 Report.

Top 10 Open Source Tools For Mobile Development

May 25, 2014—Here's a collection of 10 tools that wont need you to learn the complexities of Objective-C (iPhone) or Java (Android, BlackBerry) in order to make some really cool mobile apps. EFY Times

Post-Klout Lithium, New Native Ad Formats, More

May 23, 2014—What a busy week. There's Lithium's post-Klout products, a new video-oriented social platform, an SDK for adding video ads to apps, six new native ad formats and an update to Sencha's desktop-app-to-tablet-app framework. Plus, Pipeliner CRM has re-launched, Vobi has launched a new communication service, an updated report looks at trust and personal data, Moxie buys Simplybox technology, and a dyslexia app is looking CMSWire

Sencha Touch Store Server-Side Sorting

May 01, 2014—The sort parameters sent by the Store define the data model’s properties that the Store’s data need to be sorted by, and the sort direction for each model property. Note that I am saying “properties” instead of “property” because, as you already know, you can sort a Sencha Touch Store by multiple model properties. DZone

FeedHenry Builds For The “New Reality” Of Mobile

May 01, 2014—FeedHenry 3 arrives this week. The open standards-based mobile application platform is delivered as a cloud offering with new features around core functions including mBaaS and API management, role-based development and team collaboration. • Dr. Dobb’s Journal

Celtra Offers Cross-Screen HTML5 Tech for Brand Advertising

April 25, 2014—Which HTML5 camp are you in? Some think HTML5 hasn't met expectations as a platform for mobile applications. An IDC report, "The Evolving State of HTML5," noted the technology is still plagued with misconceptions. Native app development and HTML5 will continue to co-exist, the IDC predicted. Native app development will continue to be "the primary way mobile applications will be delivered and run." Others see the technology as promising. Sencha, an open-source web application frameworks provider, said standards-based HTML5 development, whose popularity has been growing in part because such apps can run cross-platform, has caught on big in the enterprise. Celtra feels there's promise. CMSWire