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ExtJS 4.2 & Architect 2.2 – Plugins

I've been liking Sencha's Architect IDE more and more as it's been maturing over time. In my last post I wrote about making custom plugins in ExtJS 4, but how do you go about using them through Architect?

First step would be to ensure the we have the plugin code; I accomplished this by adding a JS Resource:

Resource

Next step should be easy enough; I figured adding a custom "plugins" property with a value of "["ux.fadeinplugin"]" on a given Panel would do the trick:

Add Plugin

...however, while this does work when tested in browser, this causes Architect's canvas to go blank, essentially rendering it useless. Upon further research, there are known bugs surrounding this, but no fix yet.

Read on for a workaround in Architect...

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