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As Neil pointed out in Having fun with RAP and OSGi there is a challenge for us rappers: Provide a look & feel of RAP applications suitable for the web. We do not claim that we are completely there, but introducing the PresentationFactory is a big step forward. You now no longer depend on our design capabilities, just do it yourself. And to help you get...

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The RAP team just announced the availability of RAP 1.1 M3. Some new things in this release: UI Mouse Events - Controls will notify mouse listeners on mouse up, down and double-click events. Theming Variants - Define multiple theming styles for the for the same widget type. Want blue buttons and green buttons? Now you can do it. Background Images - You can now use a background image on most controls. Transparency...

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My colleagues from the RAP Team have created proof-of-concept implementation of a web-enabled Draw2D port. This could eventually allow you to port existing graphical applications based on the GEF/Draw2D frameworks to the web. Click here to watch the video. So will this be available as part of Eclipse RAP soon? No, this work was intended as a feasibility study. At this point we are looking for parties that...

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Here are two amazing screenshots from a RAP-based application which was unveiled earlier this month. The team at CAS Software launched a hosted CRM solution based on RAP. They did a great job of customizing and polishing the RAP UI to create a unique look-and-feel. Calendar View The calendar supports drag-drop, transparency and instant input (click-and-type). Contacts Details This is screen shot of the contact details view. Note the...

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