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How to Create a Dark Ext JS Theme (part 2)

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I’ve been showing you how to develop a fancy dark theme, which kind of looks like Spotify. In Part 1 of the article, you learned about Fashion, Sencha Inspector, Themes, and variables. In Part 2, I’ll focus on more advanced concepts including: making unique components with Ext JS UIs, CSS overrides, and how to incorporate custom fonts or icons.

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How to Create a Dark Ext JS Theme (part 1)

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Every now and then, I demo my Spotifinder Ext JS app. It’s a really cool app that connects to LastFm and Spotify. I created it, to demo Ext JS concepts in my training classes. It also shows off the great theming capabilities in Ext JS.

This year, I presented advanced theming at SenchaCon and I received lots of questions about how I created the Spotifinder app theme. So I decided to write a tutorial on how to create a really cool, good looking dark theme.

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How to Style Apps with Fashion in Ext JS 6

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In Ext JS 6, one of the big new features is the merged framework. With a single codebase, you can create the best performing applications, with the ideal experience on each device. It also includes a new way to style your apps.

In this article, I will focus on Sencha Fashion – what it is and what you can do with it. Keep an eye out for my upcoming tutorials that will show you how to create a great looking dark theme.

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Getting Started with Sencha Touch 2: Build a Weather Utility App (Part 2)

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In this three-part Sencha Touch tutorial, you will build the Do I need my Umbrella app, a simple utility app that loads weather information from a web service — worldweatheronline.com. Based on weather codes, this app can predict if you need your umbrella or not.

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Using Custom Icons in Your Ext JS Apps

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Do you like the glyph attribute in Ext JS 4.2 as much as I do? With glyphs, you can implement an icon that is created from a font.

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Generate a theme with Sencha Cmd

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This guide will teach you how to generate a Sencha Theme with Sencha CMD, to start theming with Sass.

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