Using the New Sencha Extensions for Microsoft Azure 2.0


We’ve updated Sencha Touch Extensions for Windows Azure, so it works with Sencha Touch and Ext JS 5. The new package includes connectors that combine the power of Sencha Touch and Ext JS with the capabilities of Windows Azure cloud services. We’ve renamed it Sencha Extensions for Microsoft Azure 2.0. Take a look and try it out.

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Creating Native Windows 8 Apps with Ext JS 5


Among the many new features in Ext JS 5 is a little known improvement that makes building Windows 8 applications completely seamless. In this article, we’ll take a quick look at how Windows 8 applications are different from basic web apps, and then dive into how Ext JS 5 makes it easier to develop Windows 8 apps.

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Connecting Your Sencha Touch Apps with Windows Azure


At SenchaCon 2013, our CEO Michael Mullany announced the beginning of a strategic partnership with Microsoft that connects our developer communities, combining the power of Sencha Touch with the capabilities of Windows Azure cloud services. In this article, I’ll introduce you to the Sencha Touch Extensions for Windows Azure and give you some tips on getting started with using it in your Sencha Touch applications.

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Survey Says: Windows Phone 8 Support Strong, HTML5 Important for Multi-Device App Dev


We recently conducted a survey to our developer community about the impact that today’s multi-device world has on businesses and application development. Over 1,400 developers, managers, and IT execs responded and shared their insights on a variety of topics, including Windows Phone 8, Apple’s iOS 6, and the challenges of IT in a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) world.

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Sencha Touch with Windows Phone 8


Today, we are thrilled to jointly announce with Microsoft Open Technology, Inc upcoming support for Windows Phone 8 in Sencha Touch. Since earlier this year we’ve been closely engaged with Microsoft Open Tech, who provided early access to the Windows Phone 8 SDK and technical support.

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IE10 Preview: HTML5 First Look


Simply put, (and with the caveat that we were running on the notably overpowered developer preview hardware) the IE10 HTML5 experience is one of the best we’ve seen on any platform to date. After a decade of web neglect, Microsoft is back with a vengeance.

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