Source code used in a screencast about using tabs and toolbars in Sencha Touch.
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This Git repository includes all of the source code used in creating a tutorial about tabs and toolbars in Sencha Touch.

The tutorial includes several checkpoints:

Using this repository to follow the screencast

First, you'll have to clone this repository:

git clone git://

Change into the directory:

cd Sencha-Touch-tabs-and-toolbars-demo

By default, the git clone command will only create the master branch locally. If you want to study the code at each checkpoint, you will have to fetch each of the other branches. You can do so by running the following:

git co -b 00_blank_slate origin/00_blank_slate
git co -b 01_create_bottom_tabs origin/01_create_bottom_tabs
git co -b 02_make_each_card_a_view origin/02_make_each_card_a_view
git co -b 03_make_each_card_specialize origin/03_make_each_card_specialize
git co -b 04_add_a_toolbar_to_each_card origin/04_add_a_toolbar_to_each_card
git co -b 05_add_buttons_to_top_toolbar origin/05_add_buttons_to_top_toolbar
git co -b 06_create_text_buttons origin/06_create_text_buttons
git co -b 07_create_icon_buttons origin/07_create_icon_buttons
git co -b 08_refactor_complex_types origin/08_refactor_complex_types

Live demo

You can try out the demo here:


This code is deployed to Heroku as a static site, served by Rack. All files under the 'public' directory are served as static files (using Rack::Static middleware). The Rack::Rewrite middleware ensures that the index.html file is served for the root path: '/'. This is configured in the file.