May 12th, 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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May 8th, 2015

Towards Eclipse RAP 3.0: Getting ready for 2015

Today, the RAP project delivers the final milestone build on the way to RAP 3.0. With this new major release, we clean up deprecated API, include some new components, optimize performance and modernize the framework to make it ready for 2015. With the new support for re-parenting, RAP can now better support the E4 workbench [...]

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May 8th, 2015

Native Gestures, Top Tabris.js Feature #9

On April 30th Tabris.js 1.0 was released, providing developers with the tools to write native mobile applications entirely in Javascript. To celebrate the release, I’ve been counting down the Top 10 Tabris.js features. As we discussed yesterday, Tabris.js provides access to the native resources and widgets of the mobile device, directly from Javascript. In addition to native widgets [...]

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May 8th, 2015

JNI: Tracking Native References

When working with JNI, sooner or later you will need to track references to native objects. This came up in J2V8 pretty quickly. With J2V8 we need to keep a handle to the V8 Isolate (an isolated V8 runtime for executing Javascript on). All JNI calls to V8 need to first acquire the isolate, and then [...]

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May 6th, 2015

Native Widgets, Top Tabris.js Feature #10

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On April 30th 2015 we released Tabris.js, and so far the reception has been remarkable! Building beautiful, high quality, native mobile applications — written entirely in Javascript — is a real game changer. To help celebrate this release, I’m counting down my Top 10 Features of Tabris.js 1.0. Number 10 on my list is Native Widgets. According [...]

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May 4th, 2015

Invitation to Eclipse Democamp Mars, June 23rd 2015

We cordially invite you to the next Eclipse Democamp München, taking place on June 23rd 2015. If you want to attend this year’s Democamp 2015 please register soon! We can offer only 110 seats and usually receive around 200 registrations. You can register here. There you’ll also find detailed information on the location, agenda, time [...]

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Apr 30th, 2015

Celebrate Tabris.js 1.0 with us! Win a ticket to JSConf EU

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Tabris.js 1.0 is out now – time to start writing native mobile apps in JavaScript! When HTML5 doesn’t cut it – Tabris.js will give you an easy path to native iOS and Android apps. To celebrate the release, we prepared a special treat for you: Tabris.js 1.0 release giveaway Over the next 7 days we’ll be [...]

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Apr 30th, 2015

Tabris.js and the speedy build service

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Single-sourcing mobile apps has become very convenient, now that we have the technology that lets you do it right, for free: tabrisjs.com. It’s especially evident when you use the Tabris.js build service and build your apps directly from GitHub repos. A single repo for an iOS and an Android app? Neat! Plus, building online means you don’t need specific hardware or software, e.g. [...]

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