Chapter 9. Maps and media

This chapter covers

  • Using the map component
  • Using the image component
  • Exploring multimedia

So far in this book you’ve learned how to create and lay out components and retrieve data from a backend to populate data views and lists. Feels pretty good to get this far, doesn’t it? Let’s push a bit further and see what you can do with Sencha Touch and modern mobile devices. This chapter explores maps and how to use the Google Maps API, the simple Img (image) component, and the Media class and its subclasses, Audio and Video. First up is the map component.

9.1. Maps in your application

Google Maps are often used in mobile applications. Have a “Contact Us” section of your application? It could be a smart decision to ...

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