Experience migrating from ExtJS 4.2.1 to ExtJS 5

A few useful notes for those who are about to migrate from ExtJS 4.2.x to Extjs 5.0.0. Important: There is a detailed upgrade guide from Sencha. This blog post is intended to point out my subjective experience while following Sencha instructions. Replace direct config access with appropriate get/set methods If you have been using direct access to for example extraParams property on proxy, switch to using getExtraParams()/setExtraParams() in ExtJS 5. Always […]

Sencha CMD app build integrated with Maven in Openshift cloud

If you are developing Java web applications, you may be looking for stable, feature rich cloud environment. In this case I recommend Red Hat Openshift cloud. The times are gone when there were unexpected downtimes of the service, or your application got halted if there were no requests for couple of days. So it’s no surprise that my current project www.exmerg.com also runs on Openshift platform using JBoss cartridge. On […]

Extjs 4.2 production app build with Sencha CMD

Sencha CMD is a powerfull tool which has more to offer then just creating a production build for your application. However, creating a minified build of your javascript and css code plus including all neccessary Extjs framework classes (and leaving the unneccessary ones out) is quite handy. For more detailed introduction to Sencha CMD check out the latest guide. I will show the biuld process on the example Extjs MVC […]