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With the release of Eclipse Neon, we are proud to announce that RAP 3.1 is released and available for download. Incidentally, just yesterday RAP celebrated its 10th birthday since creation review! We'd like to take this opportunity to thank our users, committers and contributors, without whom this technology would not be what it is. On to the highlights of this release. New service interface ClientFileLoader Custom widgets often require their...

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Once again we are releasing a new version of RAP mobile. This latest release 0.5.7 brings with it a very cool new feature that we call the "Client Canvas". This extension of the classic SWT Canvas allows you to draw freehand on your screen with your stylus or even your finger. Additional Features and API Client Canvas The client canvas provides you with basic freehand drawing options, allowing...

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Consider this:   I measured the time needed to create 200 Buttons in RAP 1.4 and RAP 1.5M3, and it shows a considerable performance boost (at least for the browsers i tested). One reason for this is that we changed from quirksmode to standard rendering in IE9, which among other things, finally allowes us to use its new HTML5-features (in this case SVG and CSS3). I expect...

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I have to admit, I'm a little nervous what happens with the RAP community after this post. At least for me, the last days were pretty exciting. Some days ago, Ivan from the RAP team committed the initial support for a GC (GraphicsContext) for RAP. Currently restricted to the Canvas widget, the GC provides thousands of new use cases for RAP applications. The work by...

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