Posts tagged with "rap"

Jul 21st, 2014

(Yet) Another Charting Widget for RAP

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Maybe you’re familiar with Ralf Sternberg’s d3 widget for RAP (it’s part of the RAP Examples Demo). Like the name implies, it’s a charting widget based on the d3 library, which uses SVG to render its elements. I was interested in doing the same with the other popular method used to draw freely in a [...]

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Jun 26th, 2014

Tabris 1.4 is here!

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On March 10th we released Tabris 1.3 and it was a huge success. After 3 months of hard work we are ready to ship Tabris 1.4 today. The 1.4 release marks our biggest release so far. We have plenty of new features and several improvements. With this post we want to show you the highlights. UI Tracking [...]

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Jun 25th, 2014

Eclipse RAP 2.3 is here!

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Yes, the rumors are true, you can finally download RAP 2.3.0 from our website, from Maven Central, or conveniently bundled with the Eclipse 4.4 IDE as “Eclipse for RCP and RAP Developers”. Highlights include file-upload by Drag & Drop, the DropDown widget (migrated from the Incubator), improved Row Templates, support for root-path (“/” URL) entry [...]

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Jun 20th, 2014

Even fancier RAP Tables with Templates & native CSS

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In RAP 2.2 we introduced the Row Templates feature, which allows you to layout the cells of table rows in different ways than just in columns. In RAP 2.3 we improve on this a bit by allowing not just absolute (pixel) but also percentage values for positioning. However, another cool feature that isn’t documented (because [...]

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Jun 18th, 2014

RAP, Top Eclipse Luna Feature #6

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Eclipse Luna will ship in 1 week. While some of the development teams are putting their final bits in place, many committers have decided to celebrate by going to EclipseCon France. Toulouse is a long way from British Columbia, so I’m celebrating the Eclipse Release by counting down the 10 Eclipse Luna Features that I’m [...]

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Jun 18th, 2014

EMF Forms Joins the Eclipse Release Train!

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We are happy to announce that EMF Forms (and the parent project EMF Client Platform) joins the Eclipse Luna release train and will be available as part of the Eclipse Modeling Tools package. As we are new on board, I would like to introduce EMF Forms a bit, especially the new IDE tooling, which is [...]

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Jun 2nd, 2014

Tabris 1.4 Preview: Pull to Refresh

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We are working at full steam on the new features for Tabris 1.4 which we will release on June 26th. One of those features is Pull to Refresh. The mechanics of this feature are simple and have already become a standard for mobile users: Pull the user interface down to force the app to refresh its [...]

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May 28th, 2014

RAP and Accessibility / Screen Reader

As I mentioned in my previous post about RAP and Selenium, EclipseSource offers a commercial Add-On that adds WAI-ARIA support to RAP. While we use it mainly for UI-Tests, that’s not really the purpose of ARIA. ARIA stands for Accessible Rich Internet Applications, and is a W3C recommendation created by the Web Accessibility Initiative group. It [...]

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May 9th, 2014

e4 on RAP – How does it work

In the post in which we introduced e4 on RAP we promised to give you some technical background information how we managed to get e4 applications running on RAP – if you are interested in the background, read on. [ Editor's note: See also Tom Schindl's post on update for Luna M7. ] Preface There [...]

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