Blogs

One of the frequently asked questions while showing RAP is "how can I hide the window"? Personally, I also find the window-in-a-window metaphor (shown above) somewhat confusing and unusual for a browser based application. Fortunately it is really easy to take care of that by configuring the Shell widget associated with that window, as explained in the rest of the article. Maximized Window with No Title To...

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Interested in the Rich Ajax Platform (RAP) but somehow missing the courage to take the first steps? This "Introduction to RAP" by Chris Aniszczyk and Benjamin Muskalla will give you a head start. The article is the first of a two-part series and covers the following topics: Downloading and Installing RAP Launching a RAP application Differences of RAP to GWT A side-by-side comparison of the RAP Hello World / Mail...

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This 5-page article, by RAP committers Benjamin Muskalla and Ralf Sternberg, introduces the Rich Ajax Platform Project (RAP) and explains why it is the rich internet application framework of choice for Eclipse RCP developers. Read the RAP article (pdf) to learn more about:   Bringing an Eclipse RCP application to the web Getting started with the Rich Ajax Platform RAP's inner workings and a comparison between SWT and RWT Customizing the...

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Curious about the Eclipse Rich Ajax Platform? Want to learn more about it and ask some questions? Then consider attending one of these upcoming talks: If you are attending the Eclipse Summit Europe 2007 you may be interested in the "RCP goes Web 2.0 - The Rich Ajax Platform" talk, by RAP committers Benjamin Muskalla and Ralf Sternberg. They will present the 1.0 release of the...

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