Sencha brings good news for Java developers in the form of its new framework known as Sencha GXT 4. This is the tool that allows them to boost their desktop applications to the Mobile or Tablet devices.



This complete Java framework helps the developers in moving their HTML5 applications for the desktop to the mobile platform. Sencha GXT 4 provide the facility of feeding data to the application to the developers. For this, they include JSON, RPC, and request factory to the framework.

Sencha’s senior director of product management Gautam Agrawal said that “Java ecosystem is now stronger than ever,” “By introducing mobile and tablet support, we’re building on that strength by enabling our developer community to easily deliver robust Java-based HTML5 applications on modern devices that provide the right user experience, on the right device, at the right time.”

The Touchscreen device backing in GXT 4 includes various features are mentioned below:

-Touch Scroller

The touch sensitive devices improves the browser scrolling, which in turn gives a good user experience. Touch Scroller will make the navigation easy and will help to perform task timely and easily.

-Gesture Recognizers

It allows developers to create the logical gestures. These gestures broadly include the Double Tap and Long Press.

-Touch-fit components

The touch screen device is used to enhance respond to touch and gestures. Through this touch-fit components, it is not necessary for the developers to update their application code.

Thus, this new Sencha GXT 4 will prove beneficial for the Java web developers. Now they can easily build apps for the Mobile or Tablet devices. This gives them the opportunity to expand their app on the touch-screen devices.