Anyone with existing code based on Ext 3.x or earlier will sooner or later want to start taking advantage of the new capabilities offered by Ext 4. From MVC to charting to infinite grid scrolling, there are many reasons to upgrade, but where to begin? This session will provide practical strategies for migrating to Ext 4, including following the “Four R’s” of migration, dealing with common problems and pitfalls, debugging best practices, migrating custom components and much more. We’ll introduce the Ext 3 Compatibility layer and outline how it can minimize the time and effort required to convert your existing applications to Ext 4.
Brian Moeskau has over 17 years of experience as a software developer and technical architect. His focus for the past decade has been on web application development and client side framework development. An original cofounder of Ext JS, Brian has been deeply involved in the Ext framework since even before version 1.0. Now as a developer with Sencha Brian continues to work on Ext JS and most recently wrote the Ext 3 compatibility layer that shipped with Ext 4.
Currently Mats is running his own company Bryntum, which creates advanced components and extensions for Ext JS and Sencha Touch.