iOS Tag

With the Tabris.js 2 release only a few days away we continue our rundown of the Tabris.js 2 Top 10 features. Today we focus on the highly requested modal dialog. A modal dialog is used to show contextual information while blocking the rest of the UI. It is able to inform the user about important events or to request immediate feedback. AlertDialog With Tabris.js 2.0 we enable...

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The Tabris.j2 2.0 release is approaching with many great features in tow. While we put the final touches on the release we are continuing our top Tabris.js top 10 feature blog post series. Today we highlight the new APIs to control the StatusBar and NavigationBar. StatusBar and NavigationBar The status bar displays the device time and contains icons like wifi strength and gps activity. With Tabris.js 2.0 it can also be...

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Tabris.js 2.0 is less than a month away, and to help celebrate we are highlighting 10 of the most important features in this upcoming release. The top 10 rundown is in no particular order but we are sure that this first item will be of interest for every developer. So strap in, buckle up and lets get started with our first top 10 feature: NavigationView In Tabris.js 1...

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We are approaching the final release of Tabris.js 2.0 and today we are happy to announce Tabris.js 2.0 RC2. While we put the final touches on the Tabris.js features and apis, there have been several changes to the Tabris.js codebase since RC1. We also deliver some nifty new features, performance improvements and a whole slew of bugfixes. Updated launcher experience In an ongoing effort to modernize the...

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There have been many notable changes to the Tabris.js codebase since Beta 2, and today we are happy to present the first release candidate of Tabris.js 2. In the last six weeks, we've been focused on finalizing the API for Tabris.js 2.0. But we also deliver some nifty new features, a performance improvement, and a useful addition to the developer console. New CollectionView and Picker API The...

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EclipseCon North America is just around the corner, and the EclipseCon NA 2016 app has finally arrived to help you make the best of the conference! Update: A Windows app is now also available: The app makes it really easy to explore the conference program and build your personal schedule. Here is what you can do: Browse all sessions and speakers by track or time Create your personalized session...

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Writing mobile applications is not only about the UI. Apps also need content. Often times they fetch dynamic content over the network. This post introduces the basic mechanism for network access in Tabris.js: XMLHttpRequest. The post also explains how higher level networking API can be used. Tabris.js supports a subset of the W3C browser APIs. Part of that API is the XMLHttpRequest. You can use it...

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To create a rich interactive UI, the predefined widgets of your platform and corresponding toolkit are often not enough. You want to draw something yourself. Tabris.js provides just that - the Canvas widget for your own drawings. The Canvas is totally empty by default. To draw on it, you use a Context object with numerous drawing functions. These range from simple geometric shapes like rectangles, circles...

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Welcome to the third episode of the "Tabris.js Examples" blog post series. In each post we provide some background on one of the coding examples shipped with Tabris.js, our new framework for developing native mobile apps in JavaScript. After we explained a couple of UI elements in the last issue, now let's take a look at how you can store the acquired data. For this purpose...

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