December 30, 2015—Sencha has released Sencha GXT 4, the latest update to the company’s Java framework for building HTML5 web applications. This release is focused around support for touch and gestures for tablets and touch screen laptops. Sencha GXT offers UI components that are interoperable with native GWT (formerly Google Web Toolkit) components. These components include HTML5 grids, trees, lists, forms, menus, toolbars, panels and windows. Also new is Triton, a GXT theme that is optimized for the tablet application experience that enables the use of a wider contact surface suitable for fingertips on tablets.