Hands-On Sencha Touch 2 by Lee Boonstra
A Real-World App Approach

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Get hands-on experience building speedy mobile web apps with Sencha Touch 2.3, the user interface JavaScript framework built specifically for the mobile Web. With this book, you’ll learn how to build a complete touch application, called Find a Cab, that has the look and feel of a native app on Android, iOS, Windows, and BlackBerry devices.

In the process, you’ll work with Sencha’s model-view-controller (MVC) components for form handling, styling, integration with outside data, and other elements. The Sencha Touch learning curve can be steep, but if you’re familiar with JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, and JSON, this guide will get you up to speed through real-world examples.

Learn the fundamentals, including the class and layout systemsUse the Sencha MVC architecture to structure your codeImplement data models and stores, and create an event controllerMake remote connections by implementing server proxiesSave data offline by implementing client proxiesWork with view components such as maps, lists, and floating panelsImplement and handle forms, and construct a custom themeCreate production and native build packages

About Lee Boonstra

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Lee Boonstra is a trainer for Sencha, teaching Sencha Touch & Ext JS to engineers from all over Europe. Previously a Java developer, she focuses on front-end development and has worked for creative agencies on mobile applications for Heineken and Philips.
Published July 14, 2014 by O'Reilly Media. 344 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Education & Reference. Non-fiction