Choosing a mobile app development tool is more of like a one-time investment. If it is good, you can reap the benefits in future for long and if it turns out bad, then you have to make a new investment strategy, with all the fresh cost involved. Across the board are many challenges that put the mobile app at risk.
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Sencha has announced a new library with hundreds of UI components that Angular developers will be able to use. Key benefits of ExtAngular include the ability to leverage big data, slice and dice data using Pivot Grid, and create dynamic applications with components inspired by Material design.
The business value of open source software (OSS) goes beyond a company’s bottom line. Aside from accelerating development speed and simplifying software licensing for IT teams, OSS also delivers a host of benefits such as flexibility, freedom, and accountability. But while adopting the open source model has enabled the creation of new and innovative product solutions that brought tremendous benefits to organizations, using OSS also has its drawbacks and limitations. SourceForge recently spoke with Robert Warmack, a director at Sencha, to discuss the benefits of using open source software and how IT teams can address open source vulnerabilities. Warmack also shared how Sencha EXT JS helps empower developers by hastening their web application development efforts.
Sencha announced the latest version of its cross-platform testing tool, Sencha Test 2.2. Sencha Test features more than 200 enhancements and bug fixes, making it easier to create tests, manage defects and store results, according to the company.
It is no longer a question of “should I build a mobile app?” Digital businesses have begun to realize mobile app development is necessary to not only stay competitive, but to achieve customer satisfaction. Customers are accessing information on a huge variety of devices, and have come to expect a high-quality, mobile-friendly user experience.
Sencha and Dimensional Research conducted a global survey of web development professionals revealing that data visualization is one of the most important capabilities in web application development. Of the 1,300+ respondents, 78% confirmed the need to visualize and analyze complex datasets is expanding. Below are some other key survey findings, which were released in a December 2017 report titled Trends in Web Technologies.
In order to strengthen its collection of developer tools, IDERA, a provider of database, development and test management tools, will acquire Sencha. Sencha is a web application development platform, and with this acquisition, it will be integrated with Embarcadero, IDERA’s developer tools division.
View a list of the 10 best cross platform mobile development tools currently available. As you’ll see, different cross platform mobile development tools have different specialties: some focus on gaming, some are focused on data security for business purposes, and others specialize in letting you use whatever programming language you like, so you (or your developer team) don’t have to learn new ones.
“The millions of lines of code make it extremely difficult for teams to think about unit testing, as that will severely hamper new feature development. Also, legacy applications have inherent complexities that make end-to-end testing very slow, vague, and brittle. Hence, teams that maintain legacy applications resort to manual testing.” – Subu Baskaran, Sr. Product Manager, Sencha