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Creating Mobile Apps with Sencha Touch 2 by Bryan P. Johnson, John Earl Clark

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Chapter 2. A Feed Reader

In our first project, Task Manager, we explored some of the basics of Sencha Architect. We also covered some of the ways to store, edit, and display data in Sencha Touch.

This chapter will explore three new areas:

  • The NavigationView
  • Loading remote data
  • Creating complex layouts with Sencha XTemplate

In this chapter we will build an RSS reader to grab news feeds from a list of sites and display the contents of those feeds in a complex pattern of columns and rows:

A Feed Reader

The newsreader will also build on the Sencha Touch NavigationView component to automate a number of helpful navigation elements for touch devices.

The basic application ...

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