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Founded Year

2007

Stage

Acquired | Acquired

Total Raised

$29M

About Sencha

Sencha develops application frameworks that equip developers to create, deploy and optimize application experiences using web-standard technologies such as HTML5. The company's flagship product, Sencha Touch, produces cross-platform, rich internet applications for modern mobile devices. The product includes a comprehensive mobile UI, a well-architected, extensible component model, and an intuitive, easy-to-use API. More than one million developers worldwide - representing more than 150,000 companies - use the Sencha product family to build amazing application experiences.

Sencha Headquarter Location

1700 Seaport Boulevard Suite 120

Redwood City, California, 94063,

United States

650-299-9550

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The Possibilities for Innovation Within the JavaScript Ecosystem

Sep 30, 2021

In 1995, Netscape developed JavaScript and then gave it to the European Computer Manufacturers Association (ECMA) for language specification. With each version, JavaScript climbed the ladder and became increasingly robust. JavaScript's ecosystem is also growing, with more use cases leveraging its power. Developers can depend on robust frameworks like Sencha Ext JS, excellent editing tools like Froala, and robust data visualization tools like FusionCharts. For JavaScript, developers can use JavaScript for server-side and client-side applications. Empowering organizations to rapidly design, deploy, and test mission-critical cross-platform web apps. Evolution is inevitable within the technology space. Technological innovations are steadily improving for several reasons. It's critical to discover and satisfy users' requirements to remain competitive in the marketplace. Only the fittest will survive the rigorous competition between technology enterprises for users and growth. Keeping Pace With the Changes The rapid growth of technology is evident in the world of web applications. Frameworks are constantly adding new features, supporting other frameworks, and integrating better with them. The web's core programming language (like HTML and JavaScript) is also evolving to improve the web experience. Such evolution ensures that more users join the web and enjoy a seamless experience. However, developers may feel that it's impossible to keep up with this quick succession of changes. Conventions running for years could suddenly become obsolete, and apps that performed amazingly well could fail to deliver. The Early Days of JavaScript  In 1995, Netscape developed JavaScript and then gave it to the European Computer Manufacturers Association (ECMA) for language specification. Since then, the Mozilla Foundation has been developing JavaScript for Firefox. Through the years, the different versions of JavaScript have names starting with 'ES,' an acronym for its official language name, ECMAScript. Currently, ES6 is the version that all the browsers support, released by Mozilla in 2018. JavaScript's unique origins have placed it in a separate league from its contemporary languages. Aspects like having a prototype-based object model and functions as objects arose due to its rather rushed development phase. However, with each version, JavaScript climbed the ladder and became increasingly robust. Today, it is among the most popular programming languages. Throughout all of its versions, JavaScript has constantly added more features to keep abreast with web innovations. By ES3, Mozilla added regular expressions since search engines were getting popular and required this feature. With ES6, classes and modules gave JavaScript a more object-oriented approach and simplified the development process. JSON support came with ES5 for better data communication. JavaScript's Current State and Future Trajectory Currently, developers can use JavaScript for server-side and client-side applications. Its main uses have also evolved, and you can use it to make web pages interactive and create mobile or desktop applications. Many frameworks currently integrate with JavaScript to give users developing prowess, like front-end development and building applications for smartwatches. Such features have only become possible due to the constant growth JavaScript is witnessing. Its dedicated developer community is creating the future versions of JavaScript. It reviews changes and is constantly planning for future releases. JavaScript's ecosystem is also growing, with more use cases leveraging its power. It is evident by the fact that developers can construct whole applications using only JavaScript. In the future, more libraries and modules will be added and maybe even machine learning. Developers have also advocated for JavaScript to support functional programming to further its abilities as a programming language. However, all of these exciting features often arrive initially through frameworks and then through native support. Any developer who wants a particular feature must prove that it will contribute to JavaScript's growth. Apart from a promising future, some developers even feel it could get replaced by a revamped version. Precedents in the web community have shown how reconstructing a technology from the foundation can significantly impact its longevity and abilities. However, most feel it's better to add to JavaScript's functions than start from scratch. Therefore, this language will likely be here for years to come. For JavaScript, developers can depend on robust frameworks like Sencha Ext JS, excellent editing tools like Froala, and robust data visualization tools like FusionCharts. Let's explore each of these tools: Sencha: Helping You Adapt to Rapidly Changing JS Much of JavaScript's potential comes to life thanks to libraries and frameworks that add implementations and take it to new heights. One such framework is Sencha Ext JS . With its powerful methods and interfaces, ExtJS facilitates easy use of JavaScript as users desire, without worrying about ever-changing conventions or standards. Some of the most significant benefits of using a framework as capable as ExtJS include: Constant Support and Upgrades With ExtJS, developers won't have to worry about learning any new JavaScript features or about any depreciations introduced. ExtJS is regularly updated to ensure its implementations are optimized and using the best JavaScript practices. Hence, developers can build capable web applications with ease and confidence. Effective Data Handling and Visualization As powerful as JavaScript may be, using its data computation and visualization is still quite a task. However, with ExtJS and its methods, developers can easily integrate data and visualize it in whatever mode is necessary. Thorough Memory Management Developers want their web applications to be seamless, but effective memory management can get difficult through regular JavaScript. ExtJS ensures developers don't have to worry about memory and can easily use local storage and any dynamic memory. The following applications showcase JavaScript's ability to create unique and trustworthy features: Froala: Rich HTML Text Editor Froala is a JavaScript-based, feature-packed text editor for seamless inline web editing. It helps users directly design a web page's UX as they can input headings, titles, and the page structure in general without worrying about HTML tags and conventions. With Froala, developers can jump right into how they want their web pages to look and not waste time slowly laying out its structure with constant trial-and-error. Among its many features, Froala provides a robust API for easy integration within frameworks. It supports almost all the popular front-end frameworks currently used. Froala offers backend support too for powerful server integrations and support for backend technologies. With Froala, developers can focus on building their website's functionalities first and worry about its structure and design later. It also enables copy-and-paste support from word processing software, so designing web pages becomes much more efficient. FusionCharts: Effortless Creativity and Integrated Data Visualization Our modern digital age is data-driven. Increasingly more developers are building functionalities within their sites to support easy data handling and visualization. After all, many users want to show data efficiently, whether they write a blog article or a comment. FusionChart utilizes the power of JavaScript to take care of all different kinds of data visualization use cases. It allows you to easily embed charts within your web application and keep track of any interaction with the charts. Charts also have events embedded that can trigger interactions for a website for an immersive user experience. FusionChart supports data handling in many ways. It supports methods to get data as a CSV file or even import the chart as a JPG or PNG file. FusionCharts ease-of-use has made it one of the most popular data visualization and dashboarding tools for the web. JavaScript is Here to Stay JavaScript's commitment to innovative upgrades within its ecosystem makes it deserving of its popularity. Thankfully, frameworks like Sencha ExtJS can help developers navigate these changes and leverage the many benefits. by Sencha @sencha . Empowering organizations to rapidly design, deploy, and test mission-critical cross-platform web apps. Learn More about Sencha

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Sencha has filed 9 patents.

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