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Sencha, has announced the availability of Sencha Architect 2, a major upgrade of Ext Designer. Sencha Architect 2 is a visual application builder that leverages Sencha Touch 2 for mobile apps and Ext JS 4 for the desktop. Sencha Architect 2 builds on the company’s HTML5 layout tool, Ext Designer, expanding its capabilities for building desktop and mobile Web applications.
Sencha has announced that it will be releasing the beta version of Sencha Touch 2 in October and has presented the key new features, which include native packaging and performance improvements.
During the keynote at Sencha Conference in San Francisco, the company announced the general availability of Sencha Touch 1.0, while changing the basic license to free, from the $99 it was during pre-release. Sencha Touch enables developers to create cross-platform, touch-enabled web apps that look and feel like native apps.