Chapter 6. Getting the Data In

One of the key aspects of any application is the handling of data—getting data into the application, so that you can manipulate and store it, and then get it out again for display. We will spend the next two chapters covering data handling in Sencha Touch. This first chapter on data will focus on getting data into your application.

We will start with a discussion of the data models that are used to describe your data. We will then discuss the readers that gather the data and the stores used to hold the data for use in our application. Once we have a grasp on where the data goes, we will cover how to use forms to get it there. We will look at how to validate your data and provide you with some examples of form submission. ...

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