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Sencha Touch 2 Mobile JavaScript Framework by Bryan P. Johnson, John Earl Clark

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Chapter 9. Advanced Topics

In this chapter, we will explore a few high-level topics designed to point you in the right direction when building Sencha Touch applications, such as the following:

  • Talking to your own server
  • Going offline
  • Compiling your application
  • Getting into the marketplace

Talking to your own server

Up to this point, we have used local storage as the way to create a database directly on the device that is running our program. While this is very useful, it can also be limiting in a few ways listed as follows:

  • If any data is stored in the device, you cannot view it from another device
  • If the device is stolen/broken/lost or otherwise unavailable, you also lose its data
  • Options for sharing are limited to transferring copies of the data
  • Collaborative ...

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