A very brief benchmark showed the following results for the RAP based CRM system we are using:
Startup time (initial loading of the app):
Switching between Overview and Contacts perspective a couple of times and calculating the average leeds to the following results:
The difference may seem insignificant, but it feels like the difference between a slightly sluggish and a very responsive system. Now, switching between the resources perspective and the plugin development perspective in my Eclipse IDE takes approx. 0.5 seconds on my system. The gap is getting smaller.
Not to mention startup times ….
With the new RAP 1.1 service release which is part of Ganymede SR2 we are now also supporting key navigation in table and tree for Safari – version 3 and 4.