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Together with the Eclipse Simultaneous Release 2018-12 we are releasing RAP 3.7 today. It's available from our download page and from the update sites. Highlights in this release are: New FileDialog API for specifying upload directory It's now possible to specify where the uploaded files will be stored. If uploadDirectory is not set, a temporary directory will be used as before. org.eclipse.swt.widgets.FileDialog.setUploadDirectory(File) org.eclipse.swt.widgets.FileDialog.getUploadDirectory() Support for upcoming Firefox 65+ release As we already...

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Update 1: As of October 31, 2018 Firefox will postpone the change probably to its Firefox 65 release planned for January 29, 2019. Update 2: It's confirmed that the change will be included in Firefox 65. Prepare for a significant change in how Firefox works with the Remote Application Platform (RAP) Eclipse RAP (Remote Application Platform) runs in all relevant web browsers, without any add-ons required. Only JavaScript...

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The Eclipse Remote Application Platform (RAP) is a stable, feature complete framework, that allows you to develop modern web UIs for all relevant web browsers. The project has been around for more than 12 years, and with this blog post, we want to present the new features from RAP versions 3.3 to 3.6. For those who joined the RAP community recently, it is worth to mention...

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GitHub API for querying users & repositories In this article, we will look how we used the GitHub API for querying users and repositories of an organization. In particular, we will look at how promises were combined to make the data retrieval easier. Querying GitHub is relatively easy with the GitHub API. The GitHub API is REST based and provides access to your Activity, Gists, Issues, Organizations,...

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{:en}Not so long ago (November 16-18, 2017), we held the first EclipseSourceCON. Team members from eight countries landed at our Munich office. We shared our experience, discussed the technology and solutions, and prepared the innovations for tomorrow. 28K one way The EclipseSource Team is an international bunch of technology geeks. In fact, we’re so diverse that we had to travel 28.000 kilometers to meet in one place....

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{:en}Not so long ago (November 16-18, 2017), we held the first EclipseSourceCON. Team members from eight countries landed at our Munich office. We shared our experience, discussed the technology and solutions, and prepared the innovations for tomorrow. 28K one way The EclipseSource Team is an international bunch of technology geeks. In fact, we’re so diverse that we had to travel 28.000 kilometers to meet in one place....

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Today, we’re proud and happy to announce the release of Tabris.js 2.0. This release makes Tabris.js even simpler to use, yet more flexible and powerful than ever, all while adding support for a completely new mobile platform. The Highlights Tabris.js 2.0 is the result of the feedback we received and the lessons we've learned while building Tabris.js apps. Here are the features we're most excited about: We replaced...

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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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JavaScript has been used as a client side language for over 20 years and as a server side language for close to 10. In the past 3 years, JavaScript has emerged as a language of choice for mobile app developers, especially those looking for a cross-platform solution. Technology stacks such as React Native and Tabris.js are the obvious choices, but some engineers are rolling their...

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In preparation for the Tabris.js 2.0 release, we started counting down the 10 features of Tabris.js 2.0 that we're most excited about. We reached the halfway point, which means that the release is almost here and we have 4 features left to go. Feature Number 6: Binary Fetch is a pretty exciting technical feature, especially for me because it required the implementation of shared memory regions in...

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