Holger Staudacher

Holger Staudacher works as a software developer and consultant at EclipseSource in Karlsruhe, Germany. He is responsible for the Tabris server side and one of the core team of committers on the Eclipse Remote Application Platform (RAP) project. Holger also authored the popular restfuse framework for testing REST APIs. He is interested in anything to do with agile, cleancode and distributed systems.

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Mar 26th, 2014

How to use SWT with Java 8

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As you might have noticed, Java 8 was released last week ;). Most programers consider Java 8 the biggest change to the Java programming language ever made. This is mostly because of lambda expressions, default methods and streams. As an SWT/RAP/Tabris coder, the first thing that came to my mind was: “How can this make my [...]

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Feb 24th, 2014

A simple Tabris/RAP Test Runner

Writing JUnit Tests for an application is always a good thing. Writing tests for a Tabris or RAP application for the first time seems more challenging: You might encounter an “java.lang.IllegalStateException: No context available outside of the request processing.” exception while running the tests. So, after a quick google you will find a blog post [...]

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Feb 9th, 2014

Step by Step: How to bring JAX-RS and OSGi together

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Most of the server-side Java systems I built over the last years had the following requirements: They should be modular to be highly extendable and of course they should have a REST API to lower the integration barrier for other systems. If you have similar requirements you probably choose two standards/technologies. For the modular part [...]

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Jan 7th, 2014

OSGi JAX-RS Connector 3.2 released

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Today we are proud to release the OSGi JAX-RS Connector 3.2. A lot has happened since the 3.1 release back in October 2013. This post will give you an overview of the new and noteworthy things included in the 3.2 release. We upgraded the underlying Jersey library to 2.5 which was released back in December. [...]

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Dec 6th, 2013

Tabris 1.2 is here!

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We love doing mobile apps and we love excellent UIs. That’s the reason why, 1.5 years ago we created Tabris. Today we are proud to unleash Tabris 1.2. It’s the best and biggest release so far and in this post we want to show you the highlights. Free for… We are a company that loves [...]

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Nov 29th, 2013

iOS7 support with Tabris 1.2

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Tabris 1.2 will be released on December 6. Santa is going to bring you the long awaited Tabris support for iOS 7. It does not only support the native navigation commands (swiping from the left for back), but renders a much leaner user interface. Swiping back: Even Applications written with basic SWT widgets look compelling [...]

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Oct 22nd, 2013

OSGi JAX-RS Connector 3.1 released

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Earlier this year in June we released the 3.0 version of the OSGi JAX-RS Connector together with JAX-RS 2.0. Since then a lot has happened in the project and we decided to do a 3.1 release. Below are the important features and changes that made it into 3.0 and 3.1. If you’re not familiar with [...]

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Aug 13th, 2013

Eclipse Preferences You Need to Know

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Lately there have been many discussions regarding Eclipse preferences because of sites like ihateeclipse.com. The Number 1 complaint on this site is that Eclipse’s resources get out of sync with the file system and, as a result, the user has to press F5. I’ve also run into this more than once ;). Anyway, since I’m [...]

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Aug 5th, 2013

Tabris 1.1 is here!

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Today we are proud to release Tabris 1.1. Since the 1.0 release we have focused on making Tabris even more robust and made improvements such as a whole new TabFolder implementation for the Android client and a new Tree implementation for the iOS client. Of course, besides robustness and bug fixes we have added many new features. [...]

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