Apr 29th, 2016

EMF Forms 1.8.0 Feature: New Group Rendering Options


With Mars.2, we released EMF Forms 1.8.0. EMF Forms makes it really simple to create forms that edit your data based on an EMF model. To get started with EMF Forms please refer to our tutorial. In this post, we wish to outline an important enhancement for rendering group elements in forms, which allows you [...]

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Apr 28th, 2016

Modeling at EclipseCon France


EclipseCon France is only a couple of weeks away. I’m looking forward to this great conference with a carefully selected program in a beautiful city . And, I’m definitely looking forward to presenting three topics! On Tuesday the conference starts with the tutorials and we start with our tutorial on AngularJS – What every Java [...]

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Apr 19th, 2016

Use modern JavaScript in your Tabris.js App

The latest version of JavaScript (ES2015, or commonly called ES6) is packed with modern features, including classes, lambda expressions (“arrow functions”), block scoping, template strings, and much more. Using a transpiler like Babel, you can use these features in your Tabris.js app today. Quick Start The fastest way to a working ES6 project setup is [...]

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Apr 15th, 2016

API Key Authentication in a REST API with JAX-RS

The designer of a new REST APIs soon comes across the problem of authentication. He has a number of standardized or custom methods to choose from. In this blog entry I want to outline design and implementation criteria for API Key authentication. Why API Keys? Authentication methods for HTTP requests include but are not limited [...]

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Apr 14th, 2016

Your first Application based on Eclipse – FaQ

Short Story We have just published a tutorial in which we try to answer the most frequently asked questions about starting to develop an application based on Eclipse. It is focused on using Eclipse as a platform, not only as an IDE: See here for the tutorial. Long Story Eclipse is not only an IDE, [...]

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Apr 7th, 2016

Creating a Floating Action Button in Tabris.js


Ever since its introduction at Google IO 2014, material design guidelines have gained more and more traction in the web and mobile landscape. Android has adopted the design style and more and more Google properties are moving in that direction. With the release of Tabris.js 1.7 we made it much simpler to create one of [...]

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Apr 6th, 2016

Getting Started with Microsoft ChakraCore

Earlier this year Microsoft released ChakraCore — their powerful next generation JavaScript engine — as an OpenSource project under an MIT license. Microsoft also announced that they would be integrating Chakra with Node.js on Windows. At EclipseSource we have a long tradition of bridging technologies. We brought Eclipse/RCP to the web via RAP; we brought JavaScript as [...]

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Mar 31st, 2016

Introducing the Tabris.js template app – 7 apps in 1

It’s been a year since we launched Tabris.js 1.0 – a year of tremendous growth, experimentation, and improvement. It is now clear in the industry that a JavaScript runtime which creates native platform UI, is a more successful approach than the traditional WebView approach used in past hybrid app development. We’re getting emails from developers [...]

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Mar 29th, 2016

Announcement: Windows 10 Support coming to Tabris.js


The goal of Tabris.js is to enable you to write an app once and run it on any mobile platform you need, always using 100% native UI components. By now Windows 10 Mobile has a respectable market share in Europe, and its x86 counterpart is running on millions of tablets and laptop/tablet hybrids everywhere. Therefore [...]

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