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TRAINING: EXT JS 6 Bootcamp (April 30-May 4, 2017)

Posted by Steve Drucker on Mar 28, 2017 1:59:22 PM
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ExtJS 6 Bootcamp is an instructor-led course designed to introduce you to the fundamental concepts of building cross-browser compatible mobile and desktop apps using Sencha Ext JS 6.2+. The 600 page coursebook was developed by Fig Leaf Software and is based on our deep-experience with Ext 6 application development and Sencha Architect.

Course Dates: April 30-May4 2017
Location: Washington, DC and Online

Course Prerequisites

To realize the maximum value from this bootcamp, students should have:

  • Intermediate-level experience with JavaScript
  • Intermediate-level experience with CSS / HTML 5
  • Familiarity with full-stack web application development concepts

Course Objectives

  • Rapidly develop applications for multiple browsers, form factors, screen resolutions, and devices.
  • Load data from remote servers
  • Output structured data into different views- including grids, trees, charts, custom markup, and tab-based forms
  • Render and manipulate PDF, image, and spreadsheet file assets
  • Efficiently handle user interactions
  • Implement drag & drop interfaces
  • Save data to a database
  • Upload files to an application server
  • Persist user settings between sessions
  • Theme your applications with custom icons, colors, and backgrounds.
  • Use responsive configurations to change the layout of your application based on form factor
  • Create optimized production builds of your apps.
  • Create and run automated test scripts to identify bugs in your app
  • Generate world-class searchable and cross-indexed documentation for your source code.
  • Extend the capabiliities of the Ext JS 6 framework

Course Outline

  1. Introducing the Course
  2. Getting Started with the Ext JS 6 Classic Toolkit
    • Introducing Sencha Ext JS 6.x
    • Reviewing Application Architecture
    • Introducing the Class System, MVC, and MVVM Architectures
    • Generating App Scaffolding with Sencha Cmd
    • Sharing Code Between the Classic and Modern Frameworks
    • Using the API Docs
    • Debugging and Troubleshooting Your App
    • Getting Help from the Sencha Network
  3. Defining Views
    • Deep-Diving Into the Sencha Class System
    • Creating Component Views
    • Working with Containers
    • Working with Panels, Toolbars, Buttons, and Menus
    • Introducing ViewControllers
    • Working with Tab Panels
    • Instantiating Views from Routes / Supporting the Browsers "Back" Button
    • Implementing Windows and Floating Components
    • Implementing a Dashboard with Draggable Portlets
  4. Interfacing with an App Server
    • Initiating Background Data Requests
    • Implementing User Authentication and Authorization
    • Binding to a ViewModel
    • Defining Data Models
    • Defining Data Connections
    • Loading Multiple Records into a Store
  5. Imlementing Grids
    • Viewing Stores in Grids
    • Exporting Data from Stores/Grids
    • Using Grid Widgets
    • Handling Large Datasets
    • Grouping Grid Data
    • Using Grids to Edit Data
  6. Generating Markup from Data
    • Working with XTemplates
    • Generating Markup from Stores with the DataView
    • Handling Multimedia
    • Animating the DataView
  7. Using Trees to Manage Hierarchies
    • Working with Tree Models and Tree Stores
    • Implementing a Tree Grid
    • Working with Heterogeneous Node Types
    • Implementing Editable Trees


  8. Using Trees to Manage Hierarchies
    • Getting Started with Charts
    • Generating Bar, Column, and Line Charts
    • Generating Gauges
  9. Maintaining State
    • Introducing State Management
    • Adding State Management Capabilities to Non-Stateful Components
  10. Implementing Data Entry Forms
    • Introducing Ext JS 6 Forms
    • Integrating the TinyMCE 4 WYSIWYG Editor
    • Synchronizing a Grid to a Form
    • Applying Data Validation on the Client and Server
    • Submitting Data to the App Server
    • Handing File Uploads
  11. Theming Your Application
    • Introducing Theming, Sass, and Compass
    • Working with Variables and Rules
    • Using Mixins
    • Implementing Responsive Design
  12. Going Into Production
    • Documenting Your App with JSDuck
    • Unit Testing Your App with Jasmine and Siesta
    • Creating Testing and Production Builds
  13. Special Topics in Ext JS
    • Patching and Extending the Library
    • Building Custom Components with Ext.Element
  14. Building Mobile Apps with the Modern Framework
    • Leveraging code from the Classic Framework
    • Using Modern Framework View Components 
      • Viewport
      • Tab Panel
      • Titlebar
      • Navigation View
      • List
      • Carousel
      • Grid
      • Forms and Input Fields
      • Video
    • Theming your Modern Framework App
  15. Using Sencha Architect to Improve Your Productivity
    • Creating a Project
    • Creating Views
    • Adding Custom Code
    • Theming Your App

Lab A: 4-Day Lab Building a Simple Universal App (Congressional Earmarks)

Lab B: 5-Day Lab Building a Complex Universal App (Proposal Manager)

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Topics: Sencha, Online Training, Washington DC, Web Developer, Ext JS, Application Development

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