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May 18th, 2016

Tabris.js 1.8 is here

Load event for images

Tabris.js 1.8 is here! The shiny new release includes some much awaited features and we are excited to share them with you. Read on for the details. Grid mode for CollectionView The Tabris.js CollectionView now has a grid mode. You can achieve a grid layout by aligning a number of CollectionView cells in a single [...]

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Mar 24th, 2016

Tabris.js 1.7 is here

System bar theme

Tabris.js 1.7 is here, now! It features the ability to set rounded corners on widgets, a system bar theme for Android and iOS, simplified syntax for the creation of widgets and much more. Read on for the highlights! Rounded corners on widgets The new property cornerRadius allows you to apply a rounded clipping to the corners of a [...]

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Feb 29th, 2016

Tabris.js: Declarative UI in 100 lines of functional programming


Hi, as this is my first post on the EclipseSource Blog, I thought I would introduce myself. I’m Shai Alon – new employee at EclipseSource and the mobile developer evangelist for the Tabris.js technology. I am a full stack JavaScript expert and my previous job was a team leader of a full stack JavaScript team [...]

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Feb 15th, 2016

Tabris.js 1.6 is here


Tabris.js 1.6 is out now! Featuring: Cordova 6 update, a new widget ActivityIndicator, real fullscreen and a preliminary integration with Chrome debug tools. Check out the highlights below. Cordova 6 update With this release we updated the Tabris.js build service and platforms to the latest Cordova version. This update ensures compatibility with the latest Cordova plugin API, fixes a security [...]

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Feb 4th, 2016

New in the RAP Incubator: Charts with d3 and nvd3

Charts Examples

Some time ago we’ve created a draft for a Chart widget for RAP, based on the famous D3.js. Together with one of our partners, we decided to carry this work forward and make it available in the RAP Incubator. D3 is a very flexible framework to turn data into dynamic charts. Looking at their examples, [...]

Oct 13th, 2015

RAP 3.1 Supports Right-to-Left Orientation

Tree RTL

Some languages, such as Arabic and Hebrew, are written from right to left. The different reading direction not only affects texts, but most UI elements. Preparing software for use in those languages obviously requires a lot more work than just translating texts. We’re currently adding right-to-left (a.k.a. “RTL”) support in RAP. For example, if you check [...]

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Aug 14th, 2015

How to find local resources in Tabris.js

The built-in, node compatible module system of Tabris.js makes it pretty easy to find and load JavaScript files within your project. NPM modules aside, all paths are relative. So even if your current module is "subProject/modules/dialogs/foo.js", you can open "subProject/modules/dialogs/bar.js" simply by calling "require("./bar");" However, aside from .js files, your Tabris.js project may also consist of images, json, [...]

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Jun 25th, 2015

RAP 3.0 Boosts Performance

Response Times

This week, the third major version of RAP, the Eclipse Remote Application Platform, has been released. As a major release, RAP 3.0 cleaned up deprecated API, allowing us to change and to optimize internals. I’m happy to report that we achieved a significant performance boost compared to 2.3. Before I go into details, let’s look [...]

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Jun 24th, 2015

RAP 3.0 Released


It’s good to be back. After using half-year release cycles for the RAP 2.x versions, taking a full year for RAP 3.0 felt eerily long. On the other hand I think it was exactly the time we needed to create a release that we can be proud of. While there was some debate the last [...]