Author: Ralf Sternberg

Would you like to get an overview of the best features in RAP in 5 minutes? We just stumbled across this video on YouTube that shows what a modern RAP application can look like (including some new 1.3 features like DnD). It is stunning that this video presents our vision with RAP much better than we have done it by ourselves so far … and it is...

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We try hard to enable a "sexy" look and feel for Rich Ajax Platform (RAP) applications. However, without rounded borders and gradients you can hardly create a website that look modern. Take this dialog as an example: It looks so much better with rounded borders on Shell, Control and with these Button gradients: The latter screenshot has been taken from the current RAP development stream. These features...

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Enabling RCP applications to work with different locales is an essential requirement for server-side Eclipse setups. Multiple users are accessing the same instance of a running application concurrently, and each one should see the UI in his preferred language. Providing a server-side platform, the RAP project faced this problem too and we needed to find solutions to support multiple locales. Recently I had the chance to...

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Did you notice that two out of the three finalists for the Eclipse Community Awards in the category "Best Commercial Equinox Applications" are based on RAP? One is a web-based customer relationship management system called PIA, a SaaS application for small and medium businesses. [caption id="attachment_623" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="CAS PIA"][/caption] The other is Yoxos Enterprise, a single solution for IT departments and development teams to share custom...

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