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Some Sencha form JSON encode and POST examples

It’s hard to find good Sencha JSON encoding and form POST examples, so here’s a quick collection of JSON examples I found while working yesterday. I know that these examples work with Sencha ExtJS; they may also work with Sencha Touch.

JSON encode a JavaScript object

First, the following example comes from this page, and shows how to convert a JavaScript object to JSON in an AJAX request:

Performance numbers every programmer should know

I just found these “Numbers every programmer should know” in an email I sent to myself a few years ago. I don’t remember the original source of the content, but I know they come from a talk titled “Building Software Systems at Google and Lessons Learned”, by a person named Jeffrey Dean, at Stanford:

L1 cache reference                         0.5 ns
Branch mispredict                            5 ns
L2 cache reference                           7 ns
Mutex lock/unlock                           25 ns
Main memory reference                      100 ns
Compress 1K bytes w/ cheap algorithm     3,000 ns
Send 2K bytes over 1 Gbps network       20,000 ns
Read 1 MB sequentially from memory     250,000 ns
Round trip within same datacenter      500,000 ns
Disk seek                           10,000,000 ns
Read 1 MB sequentially from disk    20,000,000 ns
Send packet CA->Netherlands->CA    150,000,000 ns
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