For a fun little blog post I thought it would be interesting to convert a ‘Flipping’ animation jQuery example I had found online into the context of ExtJS and Panels. (see below for the link) This example uses CSS3 and in particular uses the webkit-transform declaration in CSS to provide a smooth flipping effect from one panel to another panel. Click here for a live demo of this in action [...]
Read More
In the last post, I simply set up a very basic structure for a Sencha Touch 2 application using node.js and express.js to deliver the application. Pretty dull stuff right! I thought it would be interesting to wire up the node Ext.Direct npm module into this test Sencha Touch 2 application. First step is to install the module itself which is straightforward: The docs on the npm module suggest adding [...]
Read More
Update Part 2 of this article – Wiring up Ext.Direct to Sencha Touch 2 with Node.JS and Express.JS is available I wanted to setup a development environment to try out the new Sencha Touch 2.2.1 library along with a node.js/express.js backend for handling data requests. I started out by downloading the latest Sencha Cmd. If you already have Cmd installed you can check out your version with this command: Upgrading [...]
Read More
I was recently asked to demonstrate a prototype of the ExtJS grid which was capable of highlighting realtime updates using Socket.IO as the communication layer. Although this example is using an older version of the ExtJS framework (3.2) – all of the general principles will still apply for ExtJS 4 and will of course be much more simple to implement with the new MVC architecture. A quick search showed several [...]
Read More