Synopses & Reviews
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
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.
- 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
PART 1 INTRODUCTION TO SENCHA TOUCH
- Introducing Sencha Touch
- Using Sencha Touch for the first time
- Sencha Touch foundations
PART 2 BUILDING MOBILE USER INTERFACES
- Mastering the building blocks
- Toolbars, buttons, and docked items
- Getting the user's attention
- Data stores and views
- Working with forms
- Maps and media
PART 3 CONSTRUCTING AN APPLICATION
- Class system foundations
- Building Sencha Touch applications
Smart phones and tablets are faster, cheaper, and more powerful than ever. Sencha Touch enables developers to build truly cross-platform mobile apps or to extend existing enterprise applications to mobile clients. With numerous features that mimic the native capabilities of mobile platforms and an MVC architecture that feels right at home for developers, Sencha Touch is the most efficient way available to build sophisticated, high-performance rich mobile web applications.
Sencha Touch in Action is the definitive guide to developing applications with Sencha Touch. It starts with basic design principles for building great mobile applications and then explores the features of Sencha Touch that bring those ideas to life. It uses real-world examples to show how and why objects operate in the framework. The book also promotes the emerging best practices for mobile web development, from widget implementation to developing an application with the Sencha Touch MVC framework.
Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF, ePub, and Kindle eBook from Manning. Also available is all code from the book.
About the Author
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.
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.