Format your numbers!

Yesterday, I posted about a gripe on not pluralizing text based on the value that text was associated to. Today, I visited a site and noticed some of their numbers were not formatted (some were). Once again, I was surprised how much this annoyed me... You can see the '1000000'…

Pluralize text

One of my gripes is when I see text that should be singular but shows plural when the value before it is one. It's 2015, surely we can detect when we should show singular there. Now admittedly, I've missed these opportunities but I do try to show the appropriate form…

Instances on prototype are bad!

I've been seeing something a lot lately and I wanted to take a quick second to talk about it. This is creating instances and placing them on the prototype and all the issues this can cause and it may not be obvious to the developer. Let's take a look at…

List and the scrollDock config

With Ext JS 6 modern toolkit and Sencha Touch 2, you can have docked items on an Ext.dataview.List without wrapping the List in a Container or Panel like this: Notice the docked config on the toolbar and notice in the preview this adds the toolbar to the bottom…

Ext JS Router Mixin!

Ever since I was able to implement a router into Ext JS (beginning with 5.0.0) it has been one of the best feature adds for application developers. It may not be flashy or spoken about a lot but it one of those missing features that should be a…