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Full Ext JS 5 support

by Roland Schütz

We are proud to announce that our latest releases of Bancha and Bancha Scaffold now fully support Ext JS 5. After changes in the loader and model creation logic Bancha can now create models for Ext JS 5. To update you just need to update the libraries, Bancha doesn't require any changes in your code.

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CakeFest 2013

by Roland Schütz

Coming back from this years CakeFest I'm amazed how vibrant the community around CakePHP is. I met a lot of motivated, interesting people doing all kinds of great projects. I recommend everyone to check out the CakeFest 2013 talks as soon as they are out!

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Bancha 2 Release

by Roland Schütz

Since we first started working on Bancha over two years ago we have done a lot of progress and we are proud to announce the final Bancha 2 release together with the first stable Bancha Scaffold release. Bancha 2 is by far the biggest overhaul we’ve ever made, and delivers a major improvement to the app development workflow.

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Bancha Scaffold is stable

by Roland Schütz

After a full refactoring of Bancha Scaffold, it has now reached it's first stable release and will be integrated into Bancha 2. We have hughly extended the API documenation and files can now be loaded via dynamic loading. Before refactoring the API was not very clean and to many it was unclear how to set global configurations. Not we have separated this out into config classes, which will be used during scaffolding.

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Sencha Architect Integration

by Roland Schütz

Read about how we have improved support for Sencha Architect 2 and what we plan to do with Sencha Architect 3.

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Bancha 2 Developer Preview and Discounted Price

by Roland Schütz

Today we’re proud to present the Bancha 2.0 developer preview. Bancha 2 is by far the biggest overhaul we’ve ever made, and delivers a major improvement to the app development workflow.

Download it now!

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Packaging Bancha Apps with Sencha Cmd

by Roland Schütz

Sencha Cmd is a cross-platform command line tool that provides many automated tasks around the full life-cycle. The JavaScript compiler is framework-aware and knows the semantics of Sencha frameworks to produce minimal footprint builds from your source.

Sencha Cmd also is able to convert a Sencha Touch application into a first-class, mobile application that has access to device functionality and can be distributed in App Stores.

To use any of these features Bancha needs to play nicely with Sencha Cmd. In this post I will describe how Bancha can be used with Sencha Cmd.

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The Future of Bancha

by Roland Schütz

Almost two years ago, Bancha pioneered a whole new way of integrating mobile and web apps with your backend. Since then, Sencha Touch has become one the most important frameworks for building cross-browser mobile applications and Bancha found a wide usage base. 

We are really happy to announce here that we are currently working on a major refactoring and soon will be able to ship Bancha 2.0. A preview release will be available in the in the next two weeks.

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Building a customer class loader for Sencha

by Roland Schütz

The Sencha class loading is a beautiful concept and brings an enormous power to javascript. After digging a bit deeper, I was surprised to be stuck pretty fast. With the described solution we are able to register custom class loaders for special cases. This is not only usefull for Bancha, but also could perfectly be used for scaffolding.

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