Hidden Gems in Chrome Developer Tools

Google Chrome has a great set of developer tools that offers lots of features — in fact, so many features that it’s hard to find them all. Art Kay shares a few hidden gems that he uses to make it easier to build web apps.

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Accessibility: The Keyboard is Your Friend

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The term “accessibility” is very broad and can be intimidating when first encountered. This article shows you how to build Ext JS 5 apps with keyboard management to drive up efficiency and productivity for all users including those with disabilities.

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Best Practices for Building HTML5 Applications

HTML5 has proven itself to be a reliable and powerful platform for building robust applications across a variety of devices. However, as web technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace, it can be difficult for developers to stay on top of the latest tools and techniques. Check out this article and our upcoming webinar.

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Creating Native Windows 8 Apps with Ext JS 5

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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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Top Support Tips: August 2014

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Here are the latest Top Support Tips. Learn about the new doc type in Ext JS 5, using overrides in Ext JS, and new optimizations for callParent in Sencha Cmd 5.

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Training Tip: Developing Apps in a Multi-Device World

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We live in a multi-device world, and we all have lots of devices — laptops, tablets, e-readers, smartwatches, cameras, phones, and more. Ideally, you want to build a single app that runs on every device. Learn how to use Sencha Touch, Ext JS and Space to build apps for multiple devices and easily handle differences in platforms, screen sizes, user input and feature sets.

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Getting Started with GWT Super Dev Mode

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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.

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Creating Custom Layouts in Ext JS and Sencha Touch

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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.

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Designing Responsive Applications with Ext JS

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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.

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Deep Dive Into Ext JS 5 Data

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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.

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