Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Is Ext js 4's new MVC architecture worth waiting for?

  1. #1
    Sencha User
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Vote Rating

    Default Is Ext js 4's new MVC architecture worth waiting for?

    So I am building a web application that I intend to turn into a business in the very far future. It's a pretty complex application that will take quite some time to create (in my free time too). So far I have a lot of features of the backend done (although with a lot more backend work to do).

    I was prototyping the frontend and after several Jquery prototype UIs I started using Ext 3.3 for a more "final" UI. Through my experience I really like the power of Ext for the frontend and have met my first milestone (a good UI that I can use to demonstrate the product).

    The original plan was to use the UI I have now as an actual basis for continued and final development. However, one thing I keep seeing over and over about Ext4 is the MVC application architecture and better data/model management. From what I am reading, this will make development and maintenance much faster and easier, something I would definitely love for this to work long-term.

    I have only put about a month of work into my Ext3 UI, most of which was spent learning Ext (and javascript intricacies) so redoing the work probably won't be a huge endeavor at this stage, so I am wondering if I should hold off on any more UI work, refocus on the backend, and prepare to rewrite the UI when Ext 4 comes out.

  2. #2
    Sencha Premium Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Vote Rating


    If you've got enough backend stuff to keep you busy until the end of February (when Ext 4 is scheduled to released), I'd probably wait.

  3. #3
    Sencha User's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    DC Area =)
    Vote Rating


    I vote yes. Look at sencha touch's mvc for a kick-start.

Similar Threads

  1. Ext JS Application architecture...
    By Bucs in forum Ext 2.x: Help & Discussion
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 22 Feb 2009, 9:35 AM
  2. Javascript delete, is it worth it to include in source?
    By in forum Community Discussion
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 8 Oct 2008, 11:07 PM
  3. Ext.example.msg and waiting...
    By Stripeman in forum Ext 2.x: Help & Discussion
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 2 Oct 2008, 5:30 AM
  4. OT : how much is worth?
    By sjivan in forum Community Discussion
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 3 Jul 2007, 10:14 AM
  5. Ext Application Architecture design ?
    By johnny in forum Ext 1.x: Help & Discussion
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 29 Jun 2007, 11:43 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts