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Resolution Independent Mobile UI

Resolution Independent Mobile UI

August 23, 2010 | David Kaneda

As device displays become denser and denser, finding the right method for creating resolution independent UI elements will become more and more important. This article shows you how to make your own scalable UI elements for WebKit.

Implementation Spotlight:  Zipwhip and Ext JS

Implementation Spotlight:  Zipwhip and Ext JS

May 27, 2009 | Abraham Elias

With close to 100 billion text messages sent every month in the U.S., text messaging has clearly become a communication medium many of us have come to rely on. Zipwhip, a text messaging utility for the web with a polished Ext-based user interface, aims to take texting to a new level. The team at Zipwhip were eager to share their enthusiasm and approach to building with Ext.

Ext JS 3.0 - Remoting for Everyone

Ext JS 3.0 - Remoting for Everyone

May 13, 2009 | Evan Trimboli

As developers, we spend countless hours researching best practices to build engaging software. Often we find ourselves implementing the same repetitive functionality to wire our frontend to our backend. We’ve become accustomed to partaking in complicated design patterns to help separate logic from presentation, forcing the browser to play the role of a dumb terminal. While the Web 2.0 movement has unshackled the web browser from that awful fate, accessing our server side logic remains mostly unchanged. Ext.Direct aims to solve this issue in Ext JS applications by providing a single communication point with the server-side.

Ext JS 3.0 RC1.1 Released

Ext JS 3.0 RC1.1 Released

May 04, 2009 | Aaron Conran

The Ext Team is proud to announce the release of Ext JS 3.0 RC1.1 available for immediate download. This new version of the Ext framework is the culmination of many long hours of dedication by the Ext Team. We appreciate our community of testers and supporters whom have made the stability of this release possible. Ext 3.0 is another leap forward providing increased performance, consistency, flexibility and UI enhancements to make you more productive.

ExtPlayer - An MP3 Player developed with Adobe AIR and Ext JS

ExtPlayer - An MP3 Player developed with Adobe AIR and Ext JS

November 24, 2008 | Aaron Conran

In collaboration with Adobe, Ext is releasing several new enhancements to the Ext.air package today. These include improvements to existing classes responsible for Sounds, Windowing and Database as well as new classes responsible for Notification, Clipboard and File System Interaction. We have also added new samples demonstrating how to use these new features. One of these examples is ExtPlayer, a simple MP3 player, that leverages the new Ext.air.MusicPlayer and Ext.air.Notify classes. You can install ExtPlayer or download the source.

Ext CDN - Custom Builds, Compression, and Fast Performance

Ext CDN - Custom Builds, Compression, and Fast Performance

November 18, 2008 | Abraham Elias

We are please to announce that Ext has partnered with CacheFly, a global content network, to provide free CDN hosting for the Ext JS framework. Cachefly’s globally distributed network and aggressive caching accelerate the delivery of web content like JavaScript and CSS, making for an even faster Ext experience.

Implementation Spotlight: Marketo

Implementation Spotlight: Marketo

August 18, 2008 | Brian Moeskau

Marketo was an early adopter of Ext, and has steadily been expanding and improving their marketing automation application over time. With a new version rolling out that has been converted from the ground up to use Ext 2.0, Marketo is looking better than ever. We spoke with the team to learn more about their app and how they are using Ext.

Implementation Spotlight: SingleHop Leap

Implementation Spotlight: SingleHop Leap

July 30, 2008 | Brian Moeskau

We love to see all the different types of applications developed using Ext. SingleHop has developed LEAP, a server management application that gives the end user significant power over administering their remote servers via the web. I recently spoke with Dan Ushman, a co-founder of SingleHop, to get the scoop on LEAP and find out more about how they used Ext.

Implementation Spotlight: VersoChat

Implementation Spotlight: VersoChat

June 02, 2008 | Brian Moeskau

Last week I had the pleasure to sit down with the team at Red Sun Systems to have a demo of VersoChat, their website chat management application. VersoChat is an existing application, but they have recently retooled the user interface from the ground up using Ext 2.0 and are launching the new version this week.