Posts tagged with "rap"

Apr 22nd, 2014

Tabris 1.4 Preview: Google Analytics


On June 26th we will release Tabris 1.4. Currently we are working on the new features for this release. One of the Killer-Features, a tracking API for the Tabris UI framework, was finished last week. The API comes with a ready-to-use Google Analytics integration. All you need to do is set your tracking ID and activate [...]

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Apr 10th, 2014

Introducing Eclipse 4 on RAP

Today I am happy to announce that RAP and Eclipse 4 can now be used together. Over the last couple of month we have been working with Tom Schindl, who will be reporting on RAP and Eclipse4 as a guest author on this blog. Integrating RAP and e4 has been an important goal for us [...]

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Apr 10th, 2014

Getting started with Eclipse 4 applications on RAP

In this blog post I’ll introduce you to using Eclipse 4 on RAP. Eclipse 4 on RAP means the use of Eclipse 4 API’s without the 3.x compat layer. Eclipse 3.x API users can simply stick to the plain vanilla 2.3 release of RAP. If you want to take advantage of the new Eclipse 4 [...]

Mar 24th, 2014

How to use SWT with Java 8


As you might have noticed, Java 8 was released last week ;). Most programers consider Java 8 the biggest change to the Java programming language ever made. This is mostly because of lambda expressions, default methods and streams. As an SWT/RAP/Tabris coder, the first thing that came to my mind was: “How can this make my [...]

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Feb 24th, 2014

Deploying RAP Applications Made Simple – Introducing the Virgo RAP Server

Yes, we love building modular web applications, if they just were easier to deploy on a server! Wrapping OSGi applications in WAR files, apparently still the most popular deployment option for RAP, results in a complicated setup: a web app containing an OSGi runtime together with all bundles, configuration, and a bridge servlet that delegates [...]

Feb 24th, 2014

A simple Tabris/RAP Test Runner

Writing JUnit Tests for an application is always a good thing. Writing tests for a Tabris or RAP application for the first time seems more challenging: You might encounter an “java.lang.IllegalStateException: No context available outside of the request processing.” exception while running the tests. So, after a quick google you will find a blog post [...]

Feb 10th, 2014

SWT Best Practices: Changing Fonts

Here is a widespread way of creating a label with a bold font: Everything seems to be fine with this code. A Label is created with the default font “Arial”, the default size “12″ and our desired style “BOLD”. So what’s the problem with this snippet? With the above code that creates a BOLD font, you [...]

Dec 20th, 2013

RAP 2.2 is available

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Looking back on another eventful year for the RAP project, today we’re proud to publish the results in a new release, RAP 2.2. Let’s have a look at the highlights: Client-side Scripting We started off the work on RAP 2.2 with integrating the ClientScripting from the Incubator project into RWT. With this new feature, you [...]

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Dec 6th, 2013

Tabris 1.2 is here!


We love doing mobile apps and we love excellent UIs. That’s the reason why, 1.5 years ago we created Tabris. Today we are proud to unleash Tabris 1.2. It’s the best and biggest release so far and in this post we want to show you the highlights. Free for… We are a company that loves [...]

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