PhoneGap has long been preferred by developers over Sencha's own mobile packager, and it seems Sencha themselves are of the same opinion. With the introduction of Sencha Cmd 4.0 we saw support for PhoneGap / Cordova being included, and now with Sencha Cmd 5.0 support for their own mobile packager has been dropped completely.
Sencha Cmd integrates very smoothly with the PhoneGap Build service. After a little initial configuration, you can build your app from the command line and have it upload directly to the PhoneGap build server. This saves you the hassle of building the app, zipping it up and then uploading it to the PhoneGap Build website yourself – a nice boost to productivity. In this tutorial I'm going to walk you through how to set up a new app to build remotely with PhoneGap build. For more information on [setting up PhoneGap Build in a Sencha Touch application you can view this tutorial].
Generate a new Sencha Touch application by running the following command from your touch-2.x.x directory: