Chapter 1. Introducing Sencha Touch

This chapter covers

  • Solving problems with Sencha Touch
  • Using the Sencha Touch UI palette
  • Thinking like a mobile-web developer

You’re on the hook to build a mobile application. Perhaps you’ve been tasked with a project, or you have a great idea and want to make it a reality. Either way, to build your application you’re going to have to learn at least Objective C for iOS or Java for Android. It should be no surprise that if you want to support both types of devices you’ll have to learn and master both languages, unless you choose a third-party native framework like Sencha Touch to bridge the gap between the devices.

Chances are you have experience in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and want to use what you ...

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