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Sencha Touch in Action is the definitive guide to developing applications with Sencha Touch. You'll begin with basic design principles for building great mobile applications, and then explore the features of Sencha Touch that bring those ideas to life. You'll learn how and why objects operate in the framework as you work through several real-world examples. This book also promotes the emerging best practices for mobile web development, from widget implementation to developing an application with the Sencha Touch MVC framework. Updated for Sencha Touch 2.

About the Technology

The Sencha Touch framework makes it easy to build cross-platform mobile apps using HTML5 and JavaScript. It offers numerous features that mimic native mobile APIs and an MVC architecture that feels right at home for application developers. So you get the power and richness of native apps and the convenience of standard web tools.

About this Book

Sencha Touch in Action is a complete guide for developers of native-quality mobile Sencha Touch applications. You'll explore real-world examples as you master this impressive framework from the ground up. The book shows you good practices for mobile web development, from widget implementation to the structure of MVC applications.

The book requires basic JavaScript skills. It assumes no experience with Sencha Touch or Ext JS.

What's Inside
  • Covers Sencha Touch 2
  • Build on your existing web dev skills
  • Create mobile web apps that feel like native apps
  • Extend enterprise apps to mobile clients

Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

About the Authors

Jay Garcia is a popular speaker, Sencha community advocate, and author of Ext JS in Action. Anthony De Moss is a professional web and mobile developer. Mitchell Simoens is a Sencha developer supporting the Sencha Touch and Ext JS products.

Table of Contents
  1. Introducing Sencha Touch
  2. Using Sencha Touch for the first time
  3. Sencha Touch foundations
  5. Mastering the building blocks
  6. Toolbars, buttons, and docked items
  7. Getting the user's attention
  8. Data stores and views
  9. Working with forms
  10. Maps and media
  12. Class system foundations
  13. Building Sencha Touch applications

About The Authors

Anthony De Moss has been an avid Ext JS enthusiast since 2007 and is fanatical about good product design and usability. On the rare occasion he's away from his keyboard, you can find him climbing at the local rock gym.

Mitchell Simoens has been working with Ext JS since late 2006 and Sencha Touch since 2010. He now works at Sencha doing primarily support on the forums but also works on Ext JS and Sencha Touch.

Jay Garcia develops Ext JS and Sencha Touch applications for various clients around the world and actively contributes to the Sencha community as a speaker, advocate, and frequent poster on technical forums. Author of Ext JS in Action, Jay has been a Sencha enthusiast and supporter since 2006.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Manning (July 11, 2013)
  • Length: 320 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781638353836

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