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INSIDE BlackBerry Developer Blog

March 05, 2014—In this post I wanted to go over how easy it is to package your existing Sencha Touch applications using PhoneGap and bring it to the BlackBerry 10 platform. Since the release of Sencha Touch 2.3 and Phone Gap 2.9, creating your cross platform applications (including BlackBerry 10, iOS and Android) has never been easier. Here is the quick review of the process. INSIDE BlackBerry Developer Blog

Why ‘Mobile Development’ is the Hottest Focus in Tech Innovation

March 04, 2014—One key take-away of the DeveloperWeek 2014 Conference + Event Series is that mobile development is the next big frontier of tech innovation. The driver isn't necessarily just money, either. Although the mobile market will generate $400 billion more spending by 2015 than the $139 billion it did back in 2012. Technorati

Sencha Converts Microsoft Azure into BaaS Platform

March 04, 2014—Mobile developers have come to rely on a number of backend-as-a-service (BaaS) offerings that make developing and deploying mobile applications a whole lot simpler. Now Sencha wants to take that that concept to the next logical conclusion in the form of an extension to its application development tools that turns the Microsoft Azure cloud into a BaaS environment for mobile applications. ProgrammableWeb

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March 04, 2014—Mobile apps are transforming the way business is done around the world. Millennials are particularly well suited to benefit from their use. Digital Journal

Sencha Launches GXT 3.1 Beta to Create Web Apps Using Java

February 28, 2014—Sencha has announced the release of GXT 3.1 beta for creating web apps using Java. Sencha GXT uses the Google Web Toolkit (GWT) compiler that allows developers to write apps in Java and compile their code into highly optimized cross-browser HTML5 and JavaScript. Sencha GXT provides widgets, templates and layouts, advanced charting, data loaders and stores, and more. App Developer Magazine

Senchas State of HTML5

February 26, 2014—Half of HTML5 developers support both mobile devices and the desktop, with the typical developer supporting their apps on Windows classic, MacOS, iPhone, iPad and at least one Android phone. I-Programmer

Application Developers Give Boost to HTML5

February 26, 2014—There are plenty of cross-platform mobile development tools on the market today, from companies such as Sencha, Xamarin, and Appcelerator. ReachLocal believes it has something new to bring to the party with its open source LigerMobile framework, unveiled this week. InfoWorld

Application Developers Give Boost to HTML5

February 24, 2014—A survey reported at InfoWorld finds that application developers are paying growing attention to HTML5, the updated version of the website design language that is optimized for mobile technologies. At the same time, developers are starting to back away from traditional PC-oriented platforms. Midsize Insider

HTML5 Mobile Framework Helps Make Enterprise Tools Available On-the-Go

February 24, 2014—Bringing enterprise collaboration tools to mobile devices has been a focus of Roy Sheinfeld's for years. As the co-founder and vice president of R&D at, one of his top priorities since restarting the company in 2008 and entering the mobile arena in 2011 was selecting a mobile development framework that could support multiple platforms. TechTarget/

How Mobile Cloud Services Will Consolidate After The Death of StackMob

February 17, 2014—StackMob is dead. PayPal bought it and wasted no time killing the product and integrating its team and tools into its own infrastructure. If you ask just about anybody that plays in the mobile backend-as-a-service industry, this comes as little surprise. ReadWrite