Sencha Wins 2011 SD Times 100 Award In Tools & Frameworks Category

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The SD Times editorial team evaluated Sencha’s products, industry leadership, and reputation with enterprise software development managers to honor its industry contribution.

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This recognition by the expert editorial team at SD Times and our inclusion in the Tool and Frameworks category reflects the emerging importance of Sencha’s rich toolsets for creating tomorrow’s web apps.

Sencha, the leading provider of HTML5 frameworks and tools for desktop and mobile application developers, has been has been selected by the editors at SD Times for a 2011 SD Times 100 Award in the category of tools and frameworks. The award was published in the June 2011 issue of BZ Media’s SD Times, and also on

Each year, the SD Times 100 awards the top leaders and innovators, looking back at their achievements in the previous calendar year. To arrive at their decision, the SD Times editorial team evaluated Sencha’s technical offerings and reputation, and also factored in the company’s “buzz” to gauge the company’s leadership within the industry.

“The software development industry has always been led by innovation, and that’s especially true in today’s challenging economic climate,” said Alan Zeichick, co-founder and editorial director of BZ Media’s SD Times. “When choosing the 2011 SD Times 100 winners, we carefully considered each organization's products and services, reputation with enterprise software development managers, and the new ideas and thought leadership that it has brought to the industry. Thanks to companies like Sencha, the art of software development continues to advance at a rapid pace.”

“We are honored and delighted to receive an SD Times 100 award from a publication that is highly regarded by top application development managers,” said Michael Mullany, CEO of Sencha. “This recognition by the expert editorial team at SD Times and our inclusion in the Tool and Frameworks category reflects the emerging importance of Sencha’s rich toolsets for creating tomorrow’s web apps.”

Web apps are game-changers for application development and deployment

Demand for Sencha open-source Web application frameworks and tools is being driven by two key trends in both business and consumer markets. Publishers, retailers and developers of consumer-facing apps are gravitating toward mobile Web technologies as a flexible solution for reaching mobile users on smartphones and tablets. This transition has been accelerated by the emergence of advanced, WebKit-based mobile browsers that embed the latest HTML5 technologies. In addition, many enterprises have begun to migrate their core enterprise applications from first-generation Web architectures to modern, single-page Web applications powered by the latest AJAX technologies. Enterprises and development firms are increasingly choosing Sencha tools and SDKs because of their ability to deliver faster development times and better user experiences on both the desktop and mobile devices.

About BZ Media
BZ Media LLC® ( is a high-tech media company combining the best of print and Web-based publishing, offering industry-leading magazines, newspapers, Web sites and conferences. BZ Media’s SD Times® is the leading magazine for the software development industry. Published since 2000, SD Times reaches more than 65,000 subscribers in 131 countries, plus many more on

About Sencha Inc.
Sencha makes application frameworks that equip application developers to create, deploy and optimize compelling application experiences using web-standard technologies. The company’s flagship product, Sencha Ext JS, is a cross-browser JavaScript framework for building rich internet applications. It includes high-performance, customizable UI building blocks, a well-architected, extensible component model, and an intuitive, easy-to-use API. More than one million developers worldwide - representing more than 150,000 companies - use the Sencha family of products to build amazing application experiences. Visit Sencha on the web at, read the Sencha blog, and follow us on @senchainc.


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