Author: Holger Staudacher

Most of the server-side Java systems I built over the last years had the following requirements: They should be modular to be highly extendable and of course they should have a REST API to lower the integration barrier for other systems. If you have similar requirements you probably choose two standards/technologies. For the modular part it's definitely OSGi at the moment and for the REST API part...

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Today we are proud to release the OSGi JAX-RS Connector 3.2. A lot has happened since the 3.1 release back in October 2013. This post will give you an overview of the new and noteworthy things included in the 3.2 release. We upgraded the underlying Jersey library to 2.5 which was released back in December. We also included the bundles needed for multipart formdata requests. Bryan Hunt...

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Tabris 1.2 will be released on December 6. Santa is going to bring you the long awaited Tabris support for iOS 7. It does not only support the native navigation commands (swiping from the left for back), but renders a much leaner user interface. Swiping back: Even Applications written with basic SWT widgets look compelling with iOS7. If you want to test the power of Tabris why don't...

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Earlier this year in June we released the 3.0 version of the OSGi JAX-RS Connector together with JAX-RS 2.0. Since then a lot has happened in the project and we decided to do a 3.1 release. Below are the important features and changes that made it into 3.0 and 3.1. If you're not familiar with the connector, these articles will get you started: Introduction, Consuming...

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Lately there have been many discussions regarding Eclipse preferences because of sites like ihateeclipse.com. The Number 1 complaint on this site is that Eclipse's resources get out of sync with the file system and, as a result, the user has to press F5. I've also run into this more than once ;). Anyway, since I'm pretty much an Eclipse power user I have spent some...

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Today we are proud to release Tabris 1.1. Since the 1.0 release we have focused on making Tabris even more robust and made improvements such as a whole new TabFolder implementation for the Android client and a new Tree implementation for the iOS client. Of course, besides robustness and bug fixes we have added many new features. In this post I'd like to show you the new...

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From my point of view bootstrapping a new application is always tricky. Especially when you want to bootstrap an app that uses technology you are not yet familiar with. With this post I want to give you a step by step tutorial on how to bootstrap a Tabris application using Eclipse and Maven. So, let's get our hands dirty! IDE Setup The first thing you need to...

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