Posts tagged with "rap"

Sep 27th, 2016

Tabris 2.0 is here with RAP 3.x support

RAP 3.0 and 2.3 response times

Tabris 2.0 for cross-platform development in Java is here. This release does not bring about any visual changes, but a lot is different under the hood. We are pleased to announce that RAP 3.x support has now made it to Tabris! Performance boost in RAP 3.x In RAP 3.0 we got rid of much deprecated API and changed [...]

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Jun 22nd, 2016

RAP 3.1 is here


With the release of Eclipse Neon, we are proud to announce that RAP 3.1 is released and available for download. Incidentally, just yesterday RAP celebrated its 10th birthday since creation review! We’d like to take this opportunity to thank our users, committers and contributors, without whom this technology would not be what it is. On to [...]

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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, [...]

Jan 19th, 2016

Nebula Rich Text Editor in RAP


When you need rich text editing in a RAP application, things are getting easier. You may know that there is a RichText component in the RAP Incubator. It’s around for a long time and we found it’s time for this component to graduate. Interestingly, the Nebula project also provides a RichText editor for SWT, that [...]

Dec 22nd, 2015

RAP 3.1 M4 is here

gc transformation

This is a quick look at the new features in RAP 3.1 M4, which has been available for download since last week. Transformation Support for Canvas The Canvas’ GraphicsContext now implements the setTransform method: Transformation support became possible as a consequence of dropping support for older IE versions in RAP 3.0 earlier this year. Column [...]

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Nov 12th, 2015

How RAP Inspired a New Generation of Mobile Apps

Eclipse RAP is well-known for enabling the migration of complex RCP applications to the web, and providing a sustainable single sourcing paradigm. It’s been delivering on these promises for the past decade. 4 years ago we decided to also cater mobile platforms. We came to the conclusion that only native widgets can deliver excellent usability and created a new [...]

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Oct 29th, 2015

iCTeam RAP Migration – Case Study from BOSCH


  This post is an example of how a complex RCP application can be easily adapted for the web by single sourcing it with RAP. Bosch India has single-sourced its desktop product iCTeam with RAP in order to provide end customers with easy web access and a consistent experience across desktop and web. As a [...]

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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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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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