RAP 1.3 M7 is out

May 8, 2010 | 1 min Read

After another 6 weeks of working hard towards the Helios Release, we are one step closer. RAP 1.3 M7 for Eclipse 3.6 is out. From the new features, here are my personal top three:

  1. Eventually, a GraphicsContext implementation that lets you draw onto the browser using SWT API! In the early days of RAP, we regarded this as being impossible.
  2. Animations support in CSS enables cool effects like sliding menus, fading tooltips, and more.
  3. Vertical-only grid lines make Tables with alternating row colors look much clearer. I had this feature on my todo list for almost one year.
Ralf Sternberg

Ralf Sternberg

Ralf is a software engineer with a history as Eclipse committer and project lead.

In recent years, he devoted himself to JavaScript technologies and helped pulling off …