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Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

New Grid Filter Plugin for Ext

Category: Sencha

Ext 2.0’s design goal of making it easily extensible has been a rousing success. Witness the frenetic activity in the extensions and plugins forum. Now Steve Skrla from ControlPath has released a Grid Filter plugin that expands greatly on the basic filtering provided by Ext. From the feature list: Creating of custom filter types and Read the rest…

Posted by Dietrich Kappe at 12:25 pm

4.5 rating from 59 votes

Friday, November 23rd, 2007

User Extensions and Themes for Ext 2.0

Category: Sencha

When I think of Ext, I think of a framework that really cares about the look and feel of components. Well, it seems like a real community has joined Jack and Rey and we get to see some of their recent work. Rey details the community work: LiveGrid by MindPatterns: Thorsten Suckow-Homberg developed an extension Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:31 am
1 Comment

4.1 rating from 95 votes

Friday, November 2nd, 2007

New Ajax for Old Iron

Category: Flash, JSON, Sencha, Showcase

In the rush to develop entirely new Web 2.0 systems based on Ajax, it is often easy to lose sight of how it can be used to improve the so-called “legacy” enterprise systems. Over at the Ext JS blog, there’s a post about German developer who put together a reporting/BI application to front-end RPG code Read the rest…

Posted by Dietrich Kappe at 11:44 am

4.1 rating from 72 votes

Thursday, October 11th, 2007

Ext 2.0 Beta 1 released

Category: Ajax, Sencha

The Ext team continues to move forward on Ext 2.0, announcing the availability of Ext v2.0 Beta 1. This release of the Ext framework features updated portal and desktop examples, documentation updates, and bug fixes. Big enhancements were done to two sample applications, Web Desktop and Portal, which make extensive use of new functionality in Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 10:51 am

4.7 rating from 202 votes

Tuesday, October 9th, 2007

Filespots: Is it Vista? Or the web?

Category: Sencha, Showcase

Filespots is an online file management system that allows you to store, manage, share, and version your files on the web. The application uses Ext 2.0, and it shows. If you are a Vista user, you will be surprised to see how similar the look and feel of this web application is. Glen Lipka discussed Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:00 am

4.4 rating from 93 votes

Monday, October 8th, 2007

AjaxLife: A Second Life Ajax client

Category: Ajax, Sencha

Apparently, boredom breeds inspiration and innovation as displayed by 15-year old Katharine Berry, the creator of the AjaxLife Second Life Ajax client. Due to some combination of boredom, wanting to talk to people in SL, and inspiration from a vague memory of something Interfect Sonic did, I decided to start work on an AJAX based Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 6:30 am

4.4 rating from 42 votes

Monday, October 1st, 2007

Ext 2.0 Alpha Release

Category: Announcements, JavaScript, Library, Sencha

The Ext team has announced the first public release of Ext 2.0. As our very own, Rey Bango, said: This new version of the Ext framework introduces a host of new features, a new document center, expanded & better organized samples and bug fixes. Another important aspect to note is that there has not been Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:25 am

4.7 rating from 93 votes

Saturday, September 8th, 2007

Ajaxian Featured Tutorial: Extending ColdFusion’s Ajax and UI capabilities

Category: Ajax, ColdFusion, Sencha

Now that ColdFusion 8 has a bit of built-in Ajax and UI controls, its time to show CF developers some love by dropping a quick set of tutorials into the hopper for them. Something that a lot of CF developers don’t know is that many of these new UI controls are based on the Ext Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 8:09 pm

3.9 rating from 38 votes

Thursday, September 6th, 2007

Ext 2.0: Scrolling Tabs, Anchor Layout, the Web Desktop, and more

Category: JavaScript, Library, Sencha

Back when it was YUI-EXT the framework was immediately impressive because of the level of detail on the UI and look & feel. You could see that Jack wasn’t just thowing out code willy nilly. He was architecting a good looking overarching framework. It was consistent. It had nice touches. It just looked good! Now Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:39 am

4.5 rating from 87 votes

Monday, September 3rd, 2007

File uploader for the Ext framework

Category: Sencha

Last week I posted about and at the end of the post I asked for links to other sites that were along the same lines. Well, someone posted about another very cool site called which has amassed an amazing collection of widgets, apps and content. So I hit it up today and BAM, Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 7:30 am

2 rating from 124 votes

Tuesday, August 7th, 2007

Marketo: Marketing automation

Category: jQuery, Sencha, Showcase

Marketo produces software for managing your search engine marketing. The tool itself is very rich, and offers first class usage of Ext JS and jQuery. You can see an online demo, and you will notice rich table and tree components, and the general “looks like an app” feel.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:36 am

4.1 rating from 34 votes

Thursday, August 2nd, 2007

Ext 1.1 Released

Category: Component, Sencha

Ext JS is the Ajax community’s answer to, “Yes, but does it look wicked cool?” Several folks pointed us to yesterday’s release of Ext 1.1: The Ext team is proud to announce the immediate availability of Ext v1.1 for download. The 1.1 version includes the new stand-alone version of Ext, a lightweight HTML editor, a Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 7:00 am

2 rating from 332 votes

Monday, July 16th, 2007

Ext.ux.UploadForm: An Ext File Upload Widget

Category: Component, JavaScript, Sencha

Jozef Sakalos has followed on from his Ext Filetree widget with a new file upload manager, Ext.ux.UploadForm that provides a user interface for easy uploading of files to a server. Files are first added to an “upload queue” and then they are uploaded to the server. Any file can be individually removed from the queue Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:02 am

3.8 rating from 117 votes

Thursday, July 12th, 2007

Ext File Tree Widget

Category: Component, Sencha

Jozef Sakalos has created a File Tree widget for Ext that features: Ajax load and display of nodes File type icons File upload Folder create File or folder delete File or folder rename File or folder move by drag & drop On demand folder reload

Posted by Dion Almaer at 4:50 am

4.5 rating from 126 votes

Monday, July 2nd, 2007

Writing a desktop application with Ext, AIR, Aptana, and Red Bull

Category: Adobe, Aptana, Gears, Offline, Sencha

Jack Slocum has kicked off his new Ext JS blog with an entry on his experience writing an application with Ext JS, AIR, Aptana, and lots of Red Bull. As part of the experience Jack has created Ext.air.MainWindow which makes your AIR window look like a Ext.Window. Jack actually created two versions, the online one Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:56 am

4.5 rating from 44 votes

Thursday, June 21st, 2007

GWT Ext Integration

Category: GWT, Sencha

The Ext integration keeps growing. GWT and Ext are a good match, as the widgets fit in nicely with the GWT model. Sanjiv Jivan has created a GWT Ext wrapper and rewrote the Feed Viewer. On the Java side it looks like this: < View plain text > java Toolbar tbar = new Toolbar(Ext.generateId());   Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:14 pm

3.9 rating from 72 votes