Mitchell Simoens Blog

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.

What is callParent and callSuper?

January 20, 20156 min read

One of the best things about Ext JS is it’s class system. Even though JavaScript doesn’t have a class system with inheritance, Ext JS…

Documentation Friday!

January 09, 20153 min read

Let’s face it fellow programmers, we don’t document our code like we really should. Why should we? It doesn’t add to the functionality of…

A Naming Strategy

January 07, 20157 min read

You just got contracted or assigned a new app! Wow, that’s exciting! All you want to do is just jump in and start coding right? Well, you…

A Naming Strategy

December 19, 20144 min read

A common method when developing an application is to be event driven. This allows your code to be very flexible. Not being event driven can…

Store Listeners

December 18, 20145 min read

No doubt, you likely have a store or two in your Ext JS/Touch application. Have you had to add a listener to the store to do something…

A cause in poor performance

December 17, 20143 min read

Over the years of working with Ext JS and Sencha Touch, I’ve gotten to see lots of code both from projects I’ve worked on and for the many…