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Sencha Touch

Sencha Touch

Sencha Touch is a high performance HTML5 mobile application framework, specifically built for the Mobile Web. This framework enables web developers to create user interfaces for HTML5 based mobile apps that work on Android, iOS, and Blackberry devices, and produce native-app-like within a web browser.

Sencha Touch is the cornerstone of the Sencha HTML5 platform.

There are two versions of Sencha Touch that are available; a GPL version and a free commercial version.

 Sencha Touch 2.3.1a

Free to download



Sencha Inc.


System Requirements
Sencha Touch 2 SDK
SDK Tools
Web server
Modern web browser (Google or Safari recommended)

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Features include:

  • Flexible layout system that makes it easy to lay out apps for a variety of device shapes and sizes
  • 50 built-in components
  • Set of graphical user interface GUI-based controls or "components" for use within mobile web applications
  • State management
  • Built-in MVC system incorporating full history support, a powerful new way to control Components, and a powerful way to customize your application for a different screen sizes
  • Provides full AJAX support, including CORS and JSON-P
  • Data integration
  • DOM manipulation - Full DOM manipulation support available
  • Feature Detection - Automatically detects the presence of features like geolocation, canvas and orientation support
  • Geolocation - Provides a simple wrapper around geolocation on devices that support it
  • 300 icons included
  • 8 full example apps included
  • Touch events - Provides a full range of touch events and gestures like tap, swipe and pinch
  • Sencha Touch Charts
  • Optimized mechanism for achieving both smooth scrolling and fast, fluid animations
  • Built-in transition effects:
    • Slide over or under current element
    • Pop
    • Flip
    • Cube
  • Adaptive layouts
  • Native packaging - easy to build and deploy apps to both the Android Marketplace and the iOS App Store
  • Scroller, optimized for each platform and faster than ever - especially on Android devices
  • Shared development environment with Ext JS. It uses a powerful class system from Ext JS 4. This provides all the benefits of dynamic loading, intelligent builds that only include the classes you use, mixins, configurations, and all the other features of the new engine
  • Written in HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript
  • Resolution independent

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