Ext JS, jQTouch, and Raphaël Unite Under the Name, "Sencha"
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jQTouch is a jQuery plugin for mobile web development on the iPhone and other WebKit-based mobile browsers. One of the big questions is how jQTouch will be integrated into future Ext JS developments since it's based on jQuery and not the Ext JS core. On the blog announcement, Jamie Avins said that we wouldn't have to wait long for the answer to that question. Jonathan Stark (author of two O'Reilly books on Android and iPhone development) will be the official maintainer of jQTouch.
The roadmaps for Ext JS, Ext GWT, Ext Direct, and Ext Designer are not expected to change as a result of this merger. These are the Sencha commercial products. Sencha projects will also continue their mission to bring the HTML5, CSS3, JS revolution to desktop and mobile platforms with rich graphics and touch support. They say we won't have to wait long for an announcement about the three projects' collaborations.
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