Learning Ext JS - Fourth Edition

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  • Create applications with powerful web components designed for an easy end user experience
  • Discover how Ext JS works and how to make good use of this tool
  • Understand the basics of web applications using Ext JS
  • Use the new features of version 5 in your applications
  • Build agile and responsive web applications using Ext JS
  • Understand the MVVM application model to connect the model layer to the view
  • Easily customize sizing, spacing, colors, fonts, and so on in the new touch-friendly themes

The new Sencha Ext JS 5 library offers hundreds of components and APIs to build robust applications and fulfills the critical needs of customers all around the world. The new version 5 is packed with new themes and the MVVM architecture that allows you to connect the model layer to the view and automatically update the model when the view is modified and vice versa.

This book covers many new features and components of Ext JS 5. At the beginning, learn the core concepts of Sencha Ext JS, components, data models, and mapping. This book also teaches you about event-driven development, forms and grids, charts and themes, and third-party plugins. Later on in the book, you'll learn the implementations of the Tree panel, the MVC pattern, and a completely new feature called MVVM. By working sequentially through each chapter and following the step-by-step guides, you will be able to create a basic application.

  • Explore the essentials of application development in Ext JS 5 and work on real-world web applications
  • Discover the new features of Ext JS 5 such as MVVM (Model-View-ViewModel) and data binding and avoid writing “glue code”
  • A step-by-step guide to learning the exciting new features of EXT JS 5 library
Page Count 452
Course Length 13 hours 33 minutes
ISBN 9781784394387
Date Of Publication 30 Jul 2015


Carlos A. Méndez

Carlos A. Méndez is a freelance developer and graphic designer living in México, with expertise in web development since 2000 and Windows development since 1998. He has also worked with Ext JS since version 2.x up to the present day. Since 1998, he has developed and designed administrative applications for accounting, payroll, inventory, human resource control, restaurants, hotels, and much more—applications that are in production and up to date.

Trying to explore creativity with a deep passion, Carlos has created many Ext JS components and VB components for private companies and was also involved in graphic design, such as illustrations and small animations used for interactive presentations by some companies in México. He always has a passion for creating and learning new things on the Web.

He is the founder and development manager of the company administrationonline.com, which is focused on administrative applications. Carlos is involved in many projects around the world and also provides support and maintenance to many Ext JS projects ranging from 2.x to 5.x.

Crysfel Villa

Crysfel Villa is a senior software engineer at Modus Create. He's a passionate JavaScript coder and an accomplished software developer with over 10 years' experience in technical training, consulting, and systems analysis. Crysfel loves to write about emerging technologies and he has deployed several apps to the Apple Store using React Native. He currently lives in NY and can be found attending tech meetups throughout the city. You can follow him on Twitter at @crysfel.

Armando Gonzalez

Armando Gonzalez is a Software Engineer with more than 4 years of experience in developing enterprise applications with Ext JS. He has plenty of experience in server-side technologies like PHP, Java J2EE, Node JS, and ROR. Before he started with Ext JS he was a Java and PHP developer. Since he started using JavaScript and Ext JS he became a JavaScript Evangelist, and started training teams on JavaScript and Ext JS. He loves to teach and share his knowledge with other developers and is always trying to make them use this awesome library. In early 2012 Armando started a software company, Codetlan, with some of his friends. This company focuses on developing enterprise applications using Sencha technologies. He is also a minor actionist in a Mexican startup called Cursame, where he developed the mobile version of the application and helped developing the main application using ROR technologies. If you want to know more about his work, you can follow him on Twitter (@manduks) or can watch his Open Source projects on Github (manduks).