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HTML5 Mobile Websites by Matthew David

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USING SENCHA TOUCH TO BUILD A MOBILE WEBSITE

Up to this point you have been using a mixture of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to construct your mobile websites. In this section we are going to use Sencha’s (www.sencha.com) Touch framework to construct your mobile websites.

The significant difference between Sencha Touch and jQuery Mobile and HTML5 development is the heavy use of JavaScript to programmatically construct your pages. The negative to this is that you will need to be comfortable using JavaScript; the plus is that you can do some crazy cool things.

At this point I do need to point out one specific difference between Sencha Touch and frameworks such as jQuery Mobile. jQuery Mobile seeks to work on a broad range of mobile devices; in contrast ...

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