Sencha has unveiled version 1.0 of its cross-platform Web application tool, Sencha Touch. At the same time, it dropped the price for a commercial license from $99 to $0. By offering the produce for free, the company hopes to make inroads in the mobile developer community, and the company will continue to charge for premium support and tools related to the framework.
Sencha Touch allows developers to create Web apps that look and feel like native iPhone or Android apps. The beta was downloaded 160,000 times.