Fast Track to Sencha GXT Development

This class will help you build great GXT apps. It provides in-depth coverage of the Sencha GXT framework and UI components and will focus on Sencha GXT 3. It covers the differences from Ext GWT 2.2.x. By the end of the class, you will have built a functioning rich user interface with GXT.

The class is targeted at developers who have a solid understanding of Java, GWT and CSS and who want to get a jumpstart on being productive with Sencha GXT.

Classroom - 3 days
Online - 6 half-day sessions

Classroom at your location or Online

You must bring your own laptop, Mac or PC.

$2,100/developer (6 person minimum)
$1,500/additional developer
Plus instructor travel for Private Classroom training

Course Outline
Event Handling

GWT attach/detach model, GWT events, Sencha GXT events, observable classes, custom events, typed and untyped listeners

Component Model

Overview, component lifecycle, deferred rendering, component vs. element, component configuration

Containers and Layout Management

Containers, layout managers

GWT Server Communication

RPC, HTTP Calls, request builder

Data Package and Stores

Models & BeanModels, loaders, proxies and readers, stores

Templates & ListView

Template, XTemplate, member formatting functions, using templates with a ListView

Sencha GXT MVC

MVC architecture, controllers & views


Static & dynamic string substitution, specifying a locale, local property files

Hands-on Experience with Common Components

Viewport, TabPanel, Grid, Tree, FormPanel


  • Experience developing applications in Java
  • Familiarity with GWT
  • Experience with developing Cascading Style Sheets