Tomorrow Tabris.js 2.0 will be released and we conclude our count-down of the top 10 new features with our favorite addition: support for TypeScript 2 & JSX.
The Tabris.js 2.0 release is almost here (July 18) and we continue with our count-down of the top 10 new features in the major release.
As of version 2.0 (Beta 2), Windows 10 officially belongs to the family of platforms supported by Tabris.
The goal of Tabris.js is to enable you to write an app once and run it on any mobile platform you need, always using 100% native UI components.
1 - A module for every page! The Page widget and JS modules are a natural fit.
It’s good to be back. After using half-year release cycles for the RAP 2.
If there is a theme for RAP 3.0, it is to bring the current incarnation of the framework to its fullest potential.
Tabris.js implements a module system as outlined by Common.js and supported by npm.
We have recently updated the RAP 3.0 release plan, it is now going to ship together with the Eclipse Mars release train in June 2015.
Last Friday, 14 November 2014, we published another milestone build for RAP: RAP 3.
Once again these are exciting times for RAP as we are preparing for the next major release, RAP 3.
… like tiny red circles with numbers on them. RAP 3.
Maybe you’re familiar with Ralf Sternberg’s d3 widget for RAP (it’s part of the RAP Examples Demo).
In RAP 2.2 we introduced the Row Templates feature, which allows you to layout the cells of table rows in different ways than just in columns.
As I mentioned in my previous post about RAP and Selenium, EclipseSource offers a commercial Add-On that adds WAI-ARIA support to RAP.
We’re occasionally asked how RAP supports UI tests. And while we were aware that there are developers creating UI tests for RAP, we never gathered much experience ourselves.
Ever since the release of Internet Explorer 9 Microsoft has put a very noticeable effort into catching up to other browser (specifically Chrome and Firefox) in terms of compatibility and performance.
Behold! ;-) After moving ClientScripting from Incubator to RAP proper in M1 and revising ToolTips in M2, we finally introduce an all new key feature in 2.
RAP 2.2M2 is due next week, and if you use any ToolTips (the property, not the class) in your application you will notice quite a few changes.
A while ago we started a new RAP Incubator project, the DropDown widget.
The first milestone of RAP 2.2 has been published last Friday.
Part 3: Cross-Widget Scripting The most glaring limitation of ClientScripting since it’s inception was that a listener can only manipulate the widget that fired the current event.
Part 2: How to Pass Data to Your ClientListener A ClientListener is executed in a completely different environment to a traditional SWT listener.
Part 1: RAP 2.1 and Client Scripting The RAP ClientScripting add-on was introduced with RAP 1.
You can now download RAP 2.1 M2, the final milestone of RAP before the 2.
Since RAP 2.0 has fully implemented the JSON-based RAP Protocol I was eager to test it’s full potential myself.
If you are writing unit tests for your Java code, then you should also write them for any other code you wrote for the same project.
Applications built with RAP are often designed for high productivity: The faster you can control the app, the more work you can get done.
The RAP team wishes everyone a Happy New Year and proudly presents the first release candidate for RAP 2.
One of the bigger changes in the RAP 2.0 API is the introduction of client services.
Along with the release of Windows 8 also came the new Internet Explorer 10.
Whatever your project’s specific policy on whitespaces is (tabs vs. spaces, etc), the most important rule should always be consistency.
Want to be a developer, but your English is really, really bad?
The RAP team started working on a new feature called ClientScripting.
If you ever need a WYSIWYG editor in your RAP application, look no further.
Good keyboard controls have become a staple of modern web applications, such as Google Mail, Github (press “?
Consider this: I measured the time needed to create 200 Buttons in RAP 1.
RAP already offers advanced styling features including customizable cross-browser gradients, rounded borders and animations.
Your early Christmas present from EclipseSource: a custom-widget that displays, controls and reacts to a Google-Map.
If you ever wondered if RAP runs on the iPad, the answer is now YES.