Learn and implement Sencha Touch framework in real-world applications using Packt’s New Book and eBook

October 2013 | Cookbooks, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Sencha Touch Cookbook,Second Edition, a practical, hands-on guide that will help build amazing applications for the mobile world. The print book comes in at over 418 pages and is competitively priced at $49.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $25.49 in all the popular formats.

About the Author: Ajit Kumar started his 13 year career in IT at Honeywell in Bangalore in the field of embedded systems, and moved on to enterprise business applications, such as ERP. He is a staunch supporter and promoter of open source and strongly believes that open source is the way forward for a liberal, diversified, and democratic set-up, such as that in India. He dreams and continuously strives to ensure that architecture, frameworks, and tools must facilitate software development at the speed of thought.

Sencha Touch is a user interface (UI) JavaScript library, or framework, specifically built for the mobile web. It is fully based on web standards such as HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript. Sencha Touch aims to enable developers to quickly and easily create HTML5-based mobile apps that work on Android, iOS, and BlackBerry devices, and produce a native app-like experience inside a browser.

Sencha Touch Cookbook,Second Edition shows users how to set up a project for development, and then walks users through building, packaging, and running it in a browser, emulator, or a real device. Easy-to-follow recipes take the reader through the different UI components offered by the framework and show readers how to use them, when to use them, and how to extend them for their own application needs. Clear, step-by-step instructions enable readers to model client-side data, load data from different data sources, and use them on the data-centric UI components. The book gives readers practical help with day-to-day problems such as how to create a custom view, take an application offline, and support automatic sync. Readers also learn how to utilize geolocation to learn more about the user, and how to create native packages using Sencha Cmd, without using PhoneGap/Cordova.

Sencha Touch Cookbook covers these essential topics:

Chapter 1: Gearing up for the Journey

Chapter 2: Catering to your Form-Related Needs

Chapter 3: Containers and Layouts

Chapter 4: Building Custom Views

Chapter 5: Dealing with Data and Data Sources

Chapter 6: Adding the Components

Chapter 7: Adding Audio/Visual Appeal

Chapter 8: Taking your Application Offline

Chapter 9: Engaging Users by Responding to Events

Chapter 10: Increased Relevance Using Geolocation

Sencha Touch Cookbook,Second Edition is great for developers who are new to Sencha Touch and who are looking to get a good hold on what the Sencha Touch framework offers, and how to use it to build a great touch-based mobile application that runs on different platforms.

About Packt: Packt is one of the most prolific and fast-growing tech book publishers in the world. Originally focused on open source software, Packt books focuses on practicality, recognizing that readers are ultimately concerned with getting the job done. Packt’s digitally-focused business model allows to publish up-to-date books in very specific areas.

Sencha Touch Cookbook, Second Edition
Learn every aspect of creating, building, packaging, and running a Sencha Touch application

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/sencha-touch-cookbook-second-edition/book

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