Sencha Touch 2 tutorial
Creates a basic folder structure of a Sencha mobile app. For detailed command overview, read the documentation.
Since a mobile app does’t have a domain, under whose context it runs, cross-domain security restrictions (aka same origin policy) don’t apply. For testing purposes in a desktop browser, you need to open browser with security disabled. For Chrome,
$open Chrome -args disable security
App.js – launch
Home.js – 40 icons built-in Ext.panel
Use config, less property, more method n events
Model in storage should be full class hierarchy – learnt it the hard way.
Newbie tip: Refresh and test in js coding. That way you can view impact of code changes immediately. If you make too many changes and something screws up, it is hard to get back to correct state without losing substantial work.
Theme is supported in sass file.
Dragging support is available in the framework itself. For charting, Sencha provides a mobile-friendly framework.
Sencha does not work with ICS because of webkit bug. Hopefully, it should be fixed in Android 4.1. It works ok, but sub-par in 2.2 and 2.3. On iOS platform, it is having some issues with certificate-signing, which should be fixed in next release coming out next quarter. Till then, Phonegap is the goto method for compiling into native IPA and APK files for submission into Apple AppStore and Android Play.
We talked about the latest app acquisition, instagram at an astronomical valuation by Facebook. As a hobby project, if one wants to build an MVP (Minimum Viable Product), Amazon EC2 will cost Rs 4,000 per month, which is costly. So there is a need of product, which provide service at usage, like the following:
- Onelineserver – Can somebody point out correct name?
- Limning – Can somebody point out correct name?
Talking of GoMo (Go Mobile) products , there is a service mooveup (Can somebody point out correct name?), which can crawl an old desktop site and produce a mobile- friendly site on the go. time to start building decent mobile apps in the hottest area, LBS.