Posts tagged with "rap mobile"
We are happy to announce another preview release of RAP mobile. Version 0.5.8 adds support for even more widgets on the Android side while improving stability and performance on iOS and Android. The new release brings improvements to the mobile client side but RAP itself has undergone some minor changes as well and we highly recommend that you [...]
Server-Side Apps with access to device functionality aka. accessing the iOS Geolocation API with Java.
Whenever we talk about server-side apps and RAP mobile, one topic always comes up: how to access native functionality like Geolocation or the Camera. With this post I want to show you how we access this functionality on the server-side. At writing, we’ve implemented Geolocation Support, and more additions are planned for the near future. [...]
Once again we are releasing a new version of RAP mobile. This latest release 0.5.7 brings with it a very cool new feature that we call the “Client Canvas”. This extension of the classic SWT Canvas allows you to draw freehand on your screen with your stylus or even your finger. Additional Features and API [...]
In my last post I gave you an overview of server-side apps and how they relate to RAP mobile. In this post I want to dive into some technical details. I’ll assume that you are a Java programmer and that you are familiar with servlets and tomcat. Not necessary but really helpful is some knowledge of [...]
You may have read the title of this post and are asking yourself, “what the heck is a server-side app?”. Let me try to explain. When an app works with sensitive data there is always a security risk in storing the data on the device. If the device is lost or stolen the sensitive data [...]
RAP mobile is progressing. In this post we’d like to give you a quick update on the latest features in the RAP mobile clients for iOS and Android. Android Graphical Context For drawing arbitrary graphical elements in a widget, RAP mobile now supports the Canvas and GC (graphical context) API. This enables a variety of [...]
In this post we’d like to give you a quick overview of the latest in RAP mobile, version 0.5.5. Android Support for UI Callback The UI callback mechanism enables a RAP client to automatically update the UI without user interaction. With this feature we can support progress indicators or updates to displays that are triggered [...]
In this post we’d like to update you on the latest news in the RAP mobile developer preview. We’ve just released Version 0.5.4, marking the beginning of a simultaneous release schedule across all our mobile clients. Here is what we think are the most interesting new features. Android The Startup page provides shortcuts to access the demo [...]