Blogs

This post is a little late but ESE is just starting and I wanted to highlight the Equinox Hackathon that is going on at the conference. This event is designed to encourage people to start building bundles, experimenting with Equinox and looking at services.  It's a great chance to experiment and try things out.  Feel free to participate whether you are at the conference...

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I recently spent some time with a client removing some cycles in bundles and discussing why cycles are evil in the first place. The problem is that even if you remove cycles from your own code, the code you depend on may not be cycle-free. This could be for many reasons, most of the time it's due to legacy. So after some bundle cleansing, we...

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A recurring question in the RAP community is, "How good is the performance of my RAP application"? Now you can measure it for yourself on the Amazon cloud. In this tutorial I will show you how to set up your own load testing for a RAP application deployed on Amazon's rent-by-the-hour servers, also know as the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) infrastructure. We will setup...

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Sign-up for our upcoming webinar to learn how to write Eclipse applications that run in the browser and on the client. You'll learn: How to get started working with the Rich Ajax Platform (RAP) What the key differences between RCP and RAP applications are Best practices for writing single-sourced RCP/RAP applications The webinar is scheduled for Oct 23rd 2008 and RAP committer Frank Appel will be the presenter. Participation is...

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We are currently working on a project to make a RAP application more "webbish" in a web2.0 manner. The video bellow shows you the current status. As you can see we made it possible to change layouts (StackPresentations) on the fly without reloading the application. Another nice feature is the personalized Action Toolbar. Like other Web2.0 Services, RAP is now personalizable by the user. Now...

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