Sencha News: October Edition

The latest tips on using your favorite JavaScript framework and UI components to give your users stellar digital experiences.

[Virtual Event] All JavaScript. All Day. Welcome to JavaScript Days.

That’s a wrap! 

The first-ever JavaScript Days was a huge success—together with Froala & FusionCharts, we brought a free full day of lessons from the leading minds in JavaScript development to more than 2,500 JS developers.

We had a blast celebrating JavaScript with our growing community of developers—if you weren’t able to make it (or just want to rewatch your favorite sessions!) you can enjoy the whole virtual event on-demand any time by heading over to the JS Days event site.

[Watch On-Demand]


[Product Release] Introducing Sencha WebTestIt—The Most Advanced Free Web Testing Solution

In case you missed it amid all of the JS Days excitement, we recently introduced WebTestIt—a lightweight IDE and toolset optimized for creating, building, executing, and debugging UI tests for websites and web applications!

WebTestIt is completely free, and provides users the tools they need to create and build tests with popular web testing frameworks such as Selenium and Protractor. 

Read our release blog to see what WebTestIt can do, or start testing right away by downloading WebTestIt for free:

[Read the Blog]          [Start Testing]


[Webinar On-Demand] Create Great-Looking Apps with Ext JS

Creating a great application is more than just building the application functionality—a really great application is in tune with your company’s brand. Devs can create beautiful, on-brand Ext JS applications by combining the Material theme and CSS variables, and we’re here to show you how!

Ext JS master Marc Gusmano recently hosted a live demo where attending devs learned how they can change the look of their app and how to give their users great control over customizing for their specific preferences.

Watch on-demand to see how easy theming has become since the material themes were introduced for Ext JS!

[Watch On-Demand]


[Version Release] Developers Rejoice—7.3 Has Arrived

A few weeks ago, we released the latest milestone update for Ext JS with version 7.3. Now, we’re excited to follow that release up with the launch of ExtReact, ExtAngular and ExtWebComponents 7.3 GA.

If you’re one of the many devs that rely on ExtAngular, ExtReact, or ExtWebComponents to build your apps, you’re going to love the component and product enhancements that are now available in all of our products.

7.3 release enhancements include:

  • Several improvements to the Data Grid, Fields, Charts and Buttons widgets.
  • Enhancements to the Grid scrolling experience.
  • Many quality improvements addressing customer reported tickets. Check out the release notes for full details. 
  • And more!

[Read the Release Blog]


[Product Release] Blazing Fast Web App Development for ASP.NET—Ext.NET Has Arrived

Building great looking and blazing fast web apps with ASP.NET Core technology and Ext JS has never been easier!

Our team is excited to introduce Sencha Ext.NET—an advanced ASP.NET Core UI framework that incorporates the powerful component library for efficient and scalable web & mobile app development.

If you’re an ASP.NET dev, Ext.NET is the perfect choice for your app development:

  • Drop-and-go components
  • Cross-browser & Cross-platform support
  • Simplified client-to-server communication
  • Flexible layout manager and responsive config system
  • Out-of-the-box modern themes
  • And so much more!

Learn everything there is to know about the latest addition to our Sencha product suite by checking out the release blog:

[Read the Release Blog]


[Free Guide] Secure Your Software Pipeline with a Safer Front-end

The deepest concern haunting most enterprises is the security aspect of software development—particularly around security monitoring, maintenance and ownership. 

Threats to mission-critical applications need immediate intervention and can add more time, money and resources to an already complex software pipeline.

In our latest free guide, Securing Your Software Pipeline with a Safer Front-end Framework Solution, you’ll learn what security vulnerabilities are, what types of vulnerabilities you need to be on the lookout for with open source, and how adopting a safer front-end framework solution could protect your application development.

[Get Your Free Copy]


[Video Guide] Getting Started with Ext JS in 3 Easy Steps

Getting started with the latest and greatest version of Ext JS has never been easier—our new video guide is here to walk you through the three easy steps necessary to hit the ground running with your application development.

Download Ext JS 7.3 here and then spend the next 5 minutes watching our quickstart guide to begin taking full advantage of the feature and product enhancements introduced in our recent release.

[Watch the Tutorial]


[Feature Friday Highlight] Calendars

The Ext JS Calendar is a powerful component that allows users to incorporate their schedule and event data to create stunning custom calendars. Developers leveraging our Calendar will see that it offers:

  • A minimalistic design philosophy, allowing it to be extended to cater to any requirement.
  • Compatibility with both the modern and classic toolkit, allowing users to seamlessly integrate a fully featured calendar into their application.
  • Day, Week, and Month views that can all be tweaked according to a user’s timezone.

[Play With Calendar in Our Sandbox]