Upgrade Font Awesome in a Ext JS 6 application

Published: January 04, 2017  •  extjs

If you want to upgrade to Font Awesome 5 see this article: https://qiita.com/yamayamayamaji/items/4b5fa6e5809cd17fced8

When you create an Ext JS with Sencha Cmd, it will add the Font Awesome library. That is quite useful because Font Awesome contains many useful font icons. The version 4.4.0 that comes with Ext JS 6.2.1 is a bit outdated. The latest version as of January 2017 is 4.7.0.

Fortunately upgrading Font Awesome is easy. Here are the steps:

That’s it. After these changes you can start sencha app watch and continue with the development.