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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. 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 needs to be enabled. The framework deals with browser’s specifics and quirks....

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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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Cloud native, highly available, web-scale, coordinated containerized applications! Wow, that’s a mouthful, but what does it mean?Over the past six years, many large companies have started telling the world how they architect their systems to scale. From the now famous Netflix Global Cloud Architecture to Google’s Borg system, many of these companies have been solving the same problem using similar patterns. The systems are designed...

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Authentication & user management is hard Ok, it's not one of the two hardest problems in Computer Science, but adding authentication to your web-based application is non-trivial. In addition to the security concerns involved, you are also required to maintain account information, registration, and identity management, which most users are tired of. Nobody wants Yet Another Password To Remember (YAPTR).Of course, most of you will point...

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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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Tabris.js 2.0 is just two weeks away, and the development team is taking this ramp down time to reflect on the release and highlight the features we're really excited about. A new major release gave us the opporuntity to update the API. We have been designing APIs for Widget Toolkits for over 10 years, and in that time we've learned a lot. In Tabris 2.0, we've modernized...

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