Author: Moritz Post

The Tabris.js project is happy to announce its latest release: Tabris.js 2.5. Several brand new features like a popover window or the support for linear gradients allow to create even better apps. Building on the strong foundation of Tabris.js 2.4 we are also expanding existing APIs with additions to the widget selector syntax, support for image printing, tap events on the status bar and more....

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Scanning barcodes is a very common task on mobile phones. If you want to read data from the physical world, there is a good chance that a barcode will provide this data. With the newly created Tabris.js plugin tabris-plugin-barcode-scanner this process is now even more efficient. To provide the fastest and most accurate detection rate the plugin uses AV foundation on iOS and Google Mobile...

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[UPDATE2] The 2.4.1 release has been updated with a 2.4.2 revision to remedy a build issue discovered on iOS.[UPDATE1] The 2.4.0 release has been updated with a 2.4.1 revision to address several issues found in 2.4.0.We are happy to announce the release of Tabris.js 2.4. This latest update adds several interesting new features to Tabris.js. We added a simple way to implement the pull-to-refresh gesture,...

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With Christmas around the corner, it is time for presents! The Tabris.js team joins the festivities with the new Tabris.js 2.3.0 release. This latest incarnation brings support for the iPhoneX, external loadable fonts, a themable navigation bar and more. IPhoneX supportThe latest Apple hardware brings a brand new form factor to the table and with Tabris.js 2.3.0 we support it out of the box. Several widgets...

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With the Tabris.js 2 release only a few days away we continue our rundown of the Tabris.js 2 Top 10 features. Today we focus on the highly requested modal dialog. A modal dialog is used to show contextual information while blocking the rest of the UI. It is able to inform the user about important events or to request immediate feedback. AlertDialog With Tabris.js 2.0 we enable...

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The Tabris.j2 2.0 release is approaching with many great features in tow. While we put the final touches on the release we are continuing our top Tabris.js top 10 feature blog post series. Today we highlight the new APIs to control the StatusBar and NavigationBar. StatusBar and NavigationBar The status bar displays the device time and contains icons like wifi strength and gps activity. With Tabris.js 2.0 it can also be...

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Tabris.js 2.0 is less than a month away, and to help celebrate we are highlighting 10 of the most important features in this upcoming release. The top 10 rundown is in no particular order but we are sure that this first item will be of interest for every developer. So strap in, buckle up and lets get started with our first top 10 feature: NavigationView In Tabris.js 1...

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We are approaching the final release of Tabris.js 2.0 and today we are happy to announce Tabris.js 2.0 RC2. While we put the final touches on the Tabris.js features and apis, there have been several changes to the Tabris.js codebase since RC1. We also deliver some nifty new features, performance improvements and a whole slew of bugfixes. Updated launcher experience In an ongoing effort to modernize the...

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With the recent advancements in maps features on Android and iOS we also took the time to overhaul the tabris-plugin-maps plugin. The new version 2.0.0 provides completely new APIs that are more in line with Tabris.js and offer a higher degree of control.Creating a map in your Tabris.js application is as simple as the following snippet:[raw] new esmaps.Map({ left: 0, right: 0, top: 0, bottom: 0 }).on("ready", function()...

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Ever since its introduction at Google IO 2014, material design guidelines have gained more and more traction in the web and mobile landscape. Android has adopted the design style and more and more Google properties are moving in that direction.With the release of Tabris.js 1.7 we made it much simpler to create one of the most iconic material design components: the "Floating Action Button" (FAB)....

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