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New Ext Gantt Features: Spreadsheet, Replicator And Copy/Paste

We just released Ext Gantt 4.0.3 with plenty of bug fixes and a few notable features. These new features have all been added to our advanced sample so if you’re in a hurry, you can try the updated advanced sample out right now.

Spreadsheet selection model

When the spreadsheet model was added to Ext JS, we were very happy and saw great potential. This selection class …

5 Great Siesta Tips n Tricks For Your Testing Toolbelt

Siesta contains a lot of useful features that you may or may not be aware of. Reading the Siesta docs is a great way to learn and we also try to post about all the improvements here in the blog. If you keep track of our changelog, you might already be know some of the tips in this post but we’re pretty sure you’ll learn something …

Detecting Application 404s with Siesta

Today we added a nice new feature to Siesta which makes it possible to detect loading errors of SCRIPT, IMG and LINK tags (and any other tags which fire the ErrorEvent). Detecting these kind of resource load errors when manually testing your application can be tricky and time consuming since normally we only see these 404s in the console of the browser.

How to use this …

Finding Memory Leaks In Sencha applications

We recently received a bug report regarding memory leaks in our Touch Scheduler product. This was the first time we had heard of a memory issue so we decided to do a thorough investigation. Generally, debugging and finding JavaScript memory leaks can be very time consuming and tedious so it helps to know as many tricks as possible to debug efficiently. In this post I’ll share some of the techniques …

Announcing Ext Gantt And Ext Scheduler 4.0

We’re super excited today to announce the 4.0 version of our scheduling components: Ext Gantt and Ext Scheduler. As always with major releases, there has been a number of improvements and bug fixes made to both products. We’ve upgraded both products to use the latest version of the Ext JS platform – v6.0.0. A very cool thing in Ext JS 6 is the new imageless theme called Triton. …

Siesta 4.0 Beta Is Now Available

We’re thrilled to announce the beta release of our new major Siesta version. In this release we have focused primarily on performance and stability. To achieve significant improvements in these areas we’ve redesigned how tests are launched in automation mode. With the new launchers, we can now easily run multiple tests simultaneously. We also added a number of other cool features, so let’s take a peek at what’s in the …

Testing an Ext JS 6 App Generated with Sencha Cmd

Lately we have received a number of questions relating to testing Sencha Cmd applications. And since most applications written with the Sencha libraries (Ext JS and Sencha Touch) are generated using Sencha Cmd, we decided to write a little ‘How-to-guide’ to get you started with your javascript testing. Let’s get started!

Generating A Sencha Cmd 6 App

First of all, make sure you have the latest Cmd version installed. You …

Testing Complex Web Applications With Siesta

Testing large web applications can be tricky sometimes. With advanced user interfaces containing animations, expanding and collapsing sections and load masks, there are many things that can make a test break. Sporadically failing tests can be very painful to deal with, usually caused by hidden race conditions that are hard to locate. Effort needs to be put in to making sure the test always produces the same result. If a …

Siesta 3.0 is here!

SenchaCon just started, and what better way to kick it off than to announce the 3.0 release of Siesta. This release contains a wide range of new features as well as stability improvements.

New user interface

The first thing you’ll notice about the 3.0 version is the new UI. It’s built using the latest Ext JS 5.1 version and features a customized crisp theme. Lots of improvements have been …

SenchaCon 2015 – Come Meet Us

We are proud to be silver sponsors of the upcoming SenchaCon in Santa Clara, April 7-9 2015. From our Bryntum team, I will attend together with Siesta co-creator and core developer Nickolay Platonov.

SenchaCon always provides cutting edge sessions showing all the great things you can do with the Sencha frameworks and tools. This year there are two sessions about testing with Siesta, outlined …