Sencha Announces Agenda for Industry’s Defining HTML5 Event

SenchaCon 2013 to Include Unmatched Sessions on JavaScript, HTML5, Browser Technology and Cloud Integration from Companies Including BlackBerry, Microsoft, Tizen, Pivotal,, and Rackspace

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 5, 2013—Sencha, the leader in powering HTML5 development for desktop and mobile applications, today announced an expanded agenda for SenchaCon 2013, its fourth technical conference for the HTML5 developer community. In what has rapidly become a must-attend event for any company developing HTML5 apps, SenchaCon 2013 will provide over 65 technical sessions on key issues including cloud, server-side and integration, browser technology, and JavaScript and HTML5 techniques. More than 1,000 people are expected to attend the event, which is being held July 16-19 at the Swan & Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Fla.

At SenchaCon 2013, users will be the first to learn what’s coming next in web development and how to master rich and powerful application development across mobile and desktop environments. Event highlights include:

  • Three days of HTML5 and JavaScript sessions, featuring cutting edge sessions from application developers and architects from notable companies such as Google, Nielson, and;
  • More than 1,000 web developers contributing to interactive discussions around the latest innovations, techniques, and approaches using JavaScript and HTML5 development of mobile and desktop applications;
  • Over 65 interactive educational sessions and demonstrations on Sencha’s HTML5 frameworks and developer tools;
  • All-day Hackathon to take on an intriguing app development challenge in a friendly competition that requires collaboration, creativity, and great coding skills, as well as some great prizes to be awarded at the end of the day.

Sencha is a key member of the emerging HTML5 ecosystem that is supporting and driving enterprise mobile application adoption. Joining Sencha at this conference are other key leaders in mobility and web including SenchaCon 2013 sponsors BlackBerry®, Microsoft Azure, Tizen, Pivotal,, and Rackspace. Each of these companies will provide attendees with technical guidance and support for developing mobile and web apps for their organizations.

“BlackBerry’s support of HTML5 and our adherence to this as the premier Web standard continues to grow and lead in the mobile space. We understand the value of standardized technologies for the growth of mobile computing and the ability to develop cross platform. Supporting open source programs and ventures, especially in the HTML5 space has never been more important,” said George Staikos, vice president, Web Technologies at BlackBerry. “SenchaCon is a great forum for HTML5 developers to gain even greater knowledge and experience, and we are excited to be a sponsor of the event.”

“We’re in a new era of app development where JavaScript has proven to be a real programming language for building apps that run on any device,” said Tim Caswell, founder of Creationix Innovations. “SenchaCon has always been a great event for developers to network and share ideas, and I am excited to be a part of it again in 2013.”

In addition to the series of broader web and mobile development sessions, SenchaCon 2013 will feature individual tracks offering exclusive educational content on each of Sencha’s development platforms—Sencha Touch and Sencha Ext JS—and sessions on how to optimize Sencha’s developer tools, Sencha’s cloud, and server-side and integration.

Registration for SenchaCon 2013 is now open, so reserve your spot today.

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