Hi, my name is Lee.
I'm a writer,
a developer and a technical trainer.
I create fixes and I fix headaches...
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I live in Europe; in Europe they speak about 23 languages. In some countries it is even common to speak more than 2 or 3 languages. Especially for these countries localisation of applications and websites is very important. So you need to come up with a strategy on how to localize all your views. In […]
With the release of Mac OS X Yosemite; all my save Web/Image browser windows of Google Chrome are too large. These windows are so large, that the buttons Save and Cancel are hidden, which you can’t reach. And that’s annoying; cause when you want to get rid of this window; you can hit “Enter”; which […]
With the release of Ext JS 5; we finally have Touch experience in the framework. So yes, you can start creating tablet applications. Maybe you are now wondering, can I also package Ext JS 5 apps with Apache Cordova or Adobe Phonegap, so I can sell my app in the App Stores? Well yes, you […]
Here’s a cheat sheet with all the Git command-line actions we can do: Create a Git repo from the command line: * Go to https://github.com/mygitname?tab=repositories Create “New” repository. (for example myrepo) * Create .gitignore: .project .settings .classpath .idea ###################### # OS generated files # ###################### __MACOSX .DS_Store ._* .Spotlight-V100 .Trashes ehthumbs.db Thumbs.db ############ # Packages […]
Hi guys, I just wanted to share some personal Sencha updates with you! Hands-on Sencha Touch 2 – O’Reilly First of all, my book “Hands-on Sencha Touch” is finally printed. I spent a lot of time, discussing the latest Sencha Touch framework and with this book it’s possible to build mobile web applications. Checkout the […]
Back in the days when websites were restricted to typical fonts such as Arial, Georgia, Times and so on, fonts were delivered from the user’s machine. Fortunately today, because of HTML5 and CSS3, browsers support embedded web fonts. This time, I will explain how to use custom fonts with Sencha Architect. For this tutorial, I […]
Often people think, Sencha Touch is a great framework to create mobile phone apps with. While that is certainly true, it’s also a great framework to create mobile apps with, as in any touch enabled device. Think about car navigation systems, game consoles, smart watches or tv/media centers. These devices all probably run HTML5; and […]
Back in the days when websites were restricted to typical fonts such as Arial, Georgia, Times and so on, fonts were delivered from the user’s machine. Fortunately today, because of HTML5 and CSS3, browsers support embedded web fonts. In this month’s training tip, I will explain how to use custom fonts with Sencha Architect. For […]
Often when I’m teaching a Sencha Training class, students ask me to look at their apps because there’s a problem they don’t know how to fix. Since I didn’t write the code, it’s hard sometimes for me to give them a quick answer. However, I do have a set of simple techniques that filter out […]
While teaching Sencha app camps and training classes, every now and then I see common app build problems related to the installation of the Sencha environment. It’s important to understand the dependencies to get yourself up to speed. In this article, I’ll provide an overview of the dependencies and show you how to get everything […]