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Sencha Updates Product Suite to Drive Mobile and Desktop HTML5 Success

Sencha, the leader in powering HTML5 development for desktop and mobile applications, today announced significant updates to its core products — Sencha Architect, Sencha Ext JS, and Sencha Touch — to further extend its leadership in HTML5 application development. With these updates, Sencha is making HTML5 the natural choice for business app developers to design, develop, and deploy high quality, universal applications from a single code base. Sencha also launched Sencha Touch Bundle, the industry’s first HTML5 product suite that provides mobile developers with all of the tools they need to build touch-based apps in a single, integrated package.

HTML5 is rapidly emerging as the de facto standard for building high quality mobile and desktop applications as developers embrace the flexibility and productivity gains of building apps without having to commit to a restrictive proprietary platform and code. Sencha makes it easy to harness the power of this open technology and universal approach through its rich frameworks and tools that dramatically simplify the design, development, and deployment of high quality, intuitive applications. The new enhancements to Sencha Architect, Ext JS, and Sencha Touch deliver faster, more powerful components—improving usability, while considerably improving functionality.

“Sencha gives us a massive step forward in developing rich web applications by delivering one of the best HTML5 frameworks on the market,” said Craig Walker, CTO of Xero, a Sencha customer. “We use the modern UI components, layouts and core framework to save time and keep our developers focused on writing app code. With Ext JS and Sencha Touch, we've built compelling and seamless user experiences across all our products and were able to deploy those products to multiple platforms at the same time – serving all of our customers.”

“Application developers’ jobs are getting more complex every day. With every launch of a new browser, mobile operating system or platform, the responsibility of providing users with access to a company’s core business applications becomes a greater challenge. Sencha’s development frameworks and tools leverage open standards like HTML5 to tame this complexity and put developers back in control,” said Aditya Bansod, vice president of product marketing at Sencha. “The new versions of Sencha Architect, Touch, and Ext JS, combined with the new Sencha Touch Bundle, turbocharge developer productivity, providing them with all the tools they need to rapidly bring high quality HTML5 enterprise applications to any mobile device, tablet or desktop.”

Get Everything You Need to Build Awesome, Touch-based Apps in One Bundle

Sencha Touch Bundle is the ultimate combination of technology, tools, and support for developing HTML5 mobile and touch-based apps. Developers and teams looking to develop mobile-first can get an entire mobile toolset in a single, cost-effective package. The new bundle includes the latest versions of Sencha Architect, Sencha Touch, Sencha Touch Charts, the Sencha Eclipse Plugin and much more. Sencha Touch Bundle is perfect for developers and businesses executing a mobile-first strategy.

Design and Develop Apps Faster Than Ever with Sencha Architect

Sencha Architect 2.2 is the leading mobile and desktop application builder that makes it easy for development teams to design, develop, and deploy apps from a visual, user-oriented developer environment. The new version significantly enhances performance and integrates with the latest versions of Sencha Ext JS and Sencha Touch.

Key new capabilities include:

  • Improved performance with large and complex applications
  • Better team and tooling workflows for source control systems
  • Easier navigation for managing large projects
  • Integration and support for the latest frameworks, including Ext JS 4.2

Easily Handle Big Data and Give Your App a Modern Theme with Sencha Ext JS

Sencha Ext JS 4.2 is a cross-browser JavaScript framework for building rich Internet applications for any desktop browser. It includes high-performance, customizable UI building blocks, a well-architected, extensible component model, and an intuitive, easy-to-use API.

Key new capabilities include:

  • Improved big data grids for enterprise developers
  • New modern theme with customizable UI
  • Enhanced internationalization support for right-to-left (RTL) languages
  • New browser support for IE 10

Build Apps for All The Latest Mobile Devices with Sencha Touch

Sencha Touch 2.2 is a high-performance HTML5 mobile application framework that enables developers to build fast and impressive apps that work on every leading mobile platform and device including Apple iOS, Google Android, BlackBerry 10 and Microsoft Windows Phone 8.

Key new features include:

  • New browser and platform support for IE 10, Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8
  • Faster, more powerful components for infinite grid, animations and task management

Pricing & Availability

Sencha Touch Bundle is available today at a special introductory price of $695 per developer (list price $795), and includes Sencha Touch, Sencha Touch Charts, Sencha Architect, Sencha Eclipse Plugin and Sencha Support. Sencha Architect 2.2 is available today at a starting price of $399 for new customers, and free of charge for eligible existing customers. Sencha Ext JS 4.2 is available today with commercial licenses starting at $329 for new customers. Eligible existing customers with a support subscription can get the update for free. Sencha Touch 2.2 is currently in beta and available for evaluation. Sencha Touch 2.2 has an expected general availability release in Q2, and will remain completely free of charge.

More information on today’s announcement can be found on the Sencha blog at www.sencha.com/blog.

In addition, developers can learn about Sencha Touch, Ext JS, Architect and all other Sencha technologies as well as the latest, cutting-edge JavaScript and HTML5 topics at SenchaCon 2013 — the conference that brings more than 1,000 of the most influential HTML5 and mobile application developers in the world together to learn, share, code and collaborate. You can register at www.senchacon.com.

About Sencha

Sencha's application frameworks, tools and cloud services empower developers to create high quality applications based on Web standards that can run on an unprecedented number of devices, platforms and browsers. The company's flagship product, Sencha Complete, includes industry-leading JavaScript frameworks, tools, and services. More than two million developers worldwide at more than 150,000 companies use the Sencha family of products to build highly functional and robust desktop and mobile applications to run their business. Visit Sencha on the web, read the Sencha blog, follow us on Twitter @Sencha, and like us on Facebook.

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