Mobile development tool vendor Sencha has released version 2.0 of its Sencha Touch Framework. While the update includes a number of improvements, it's getting the most attention as the first framework that allows developers working on Windows PCs to create iOS apps. It also offers improved performance for Android applications.
The company plans to release a number of other HTML5 development tools later this year. According to Sencha's Aditya Bansod, "Sencha Touch 2 is the cornerstone behind what we are going to be doing in the next couple months around the Sencha HTML5 platform. Using Sencha Touch and the new capabilities in Touch 2 to form the cornerstone of the developer experience from designing, developing and deploying their HTML5 applications."