May 23rd, 2015

Single Sourcing, Top Tabris.js Feature #3

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For the past two weeks I’ve been celebrating the release of Tabris.js 1.0 by counting down the Top 10 Tabris.js features that I’m most excited about; and I’ve finally made it to the Top 3. Tabris.js is a mobile app development framework that enables you to develop cross-platform mobile apps in JavaScript, from a single codebase. Number 3 on [...]

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May 19th, 2015

Cordova Plugins, Top Tabris.js Feature #4

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When we built Tabris.js, our goal was to provide a cross-platform, mobile development toolkit that developers love to use. We set out to make mobile development easy and accessible to everyone. From the JavaScript API and module support to native widgets, gestures and performance, we’ve exceeded our expectations. However, we realized that we could never provide every native integration ourselves. [...]

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May 18th, 2015

Shared blog for EclipseSource Munich

As Maximilian already announced on his Blog: To make it simpler for you to follow our blog posts from EclipseSource Munich we will now use a joint blog for all topics related to our work in Munich. This means there will be less posts that appear on my blog since I will post many things [...]

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May 18th, 2015

EMF Forms: Beyond SWT

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EMF Forms makes it really simple to create forms to edit your data based on an EMF model. We have recently released EMF Forms 1.5.0. To get started with EMF Forms please refer to our tutorial. Besides saving a lot of effort when comparing to manual UI development, EMF Forms provides an additional benefit for [...]

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May 15th, 2015

JavaScript API, Top Tabris.js Feature #5

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Tabris.js is a mobile app development framework that gives you the tools to develop your mobile apps entirely in JavaScript. Tabris.js 1.0 was released on April 30th and to celebrate the release, I’ve been counting down the Top 10 Tabris.js 1.0 Features. JavaScript is ubiquitous, and according to one study, it’s currently the most popular programming language in [...]

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May 13th, 2015

Performance, Top Tabris.js Feature #6

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For the past week I’ve been celebrating the release of Tabris.js 1.0 by counting down the Top 10 Tabris.js features that I’m most excited about. Tabris.js is a mobile app development framework that enables you to develop your mobile apps entirely in JavaScript. Performance is key to any successful app, and keeping Tabris.js highly performant was the [...]

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May 12th, 2015

Multithreaded JavaScript with J2V8

J2V8 provides a tight binding between Java and the V8 JavaScript engine. Using JNI, you can execute JS scripts on V8, get and set values, register callbacks and invoke JavaScript functions — all from Java. However, because of the subtleties related to multiple threads, J2V8 requires that all interactions happen from the same thread. Because JavaScript itself [...]

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May 11th, 2015

Developer App, Top Tabris.js Feature #7

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To celebrate the release of Tabris.js 1.0, I’m counting down the Top 10 Tabris.js features that I’m most excited about. Tabris.js is a mobile framework which enables developers to write cross-platform, native, mobile applications entirely in Javascript; and unlike most mobile app development, Tabris.js is extremely easy to get started with. In fact, with our Mobile Developer App, you can [...]

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May 9th, 2015

Modules, Top Tabris.js Feature #8

On April 30th Tabris.js 1.0 was released. Tabris.js is a mobile framework which enables developers to write cross-platform, native, mobile applications entirely in JavaScript. To celebrate the release, I’m counting down my Top 10 Tabris.js features. As soon as a project scales larger than a Hello, World! program, project structure becomes important. Creating boundaries between components, defining [...]

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