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Some experiments and thoughts on all things from Mitchell Simoens
Mitchell Simoens
Written by Mitchell Simoens who is a long time nerd developing software and building computers and gadgets. Anything expressed on this website are Mitchell Simoens's alone and do not represent his employer.
  • Lesson in the getElementConfig method and config object
    10 min read
    Recently I saw a blog post about creating a component to play YouTube videos in Sencha Touch 2. Of course the code worked but I could help b...
  • Coding style vs valid Javascript
    3 min read
    I came across a thread that actually got me a little riled up. A quick disclaimer, I absolutely have OCD tendencies (have a light switch sto...
  • Breakpoint a lost art?
    6 min read
    Over the last few months helping people on the forums I have come across people who really aren't debugging for themselves. They come on an...
  • Grateful for extensions
    3 min read
    Today, I spoke with someone about our extensions we have made and it made me realize something... I love making something, the challenge of...
  • My week with my Nexus 7
    8 min read
    About me I have owned many iPod Touches, an iPhone, all 3 iPads and Android phones/tablets ever since the good ole G1 (most notably the more...
  • Going Remote with Sencha Command
    7 min read
    With the introduction of Sencha Touch 2.0.0 GA we got the use of Sencha Command which allows developers to create an app and build an app. W...
  • var me = this; convention
    7 min read
    Once in a while the topic of using the var me = this; convention is brought up. Some people love it, some people hate it and some people don...
  • Build configs using Sencha Command
    4 min read
    Many times when developing a Sencha Touch 2 app I often have to call remote data with a Store to fill Lists. Simple thing to build a Store w...
  • Friends and life
    3 min read
    I'm a very open and honest person; I don't try to be something I'm not. I will always admit I don't know everything which is actually one of...
  • Fullscreen Madness!
    4 min read
    Sencha Touch 2 is a fantastic framework, my favorite to work with and most likely will be until Sencha Touch 3 comes out (no public dates ye...
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