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You can now download RAP 2.1 M2, the final milestone of RAP before the 2.1 (Kepler) release in June. This milstone adds quite a few nice features like bézier curves for Canvas, background-position and -repeat for CSS theming, and (especially) improved multi-tab browsing: It is now possible to host multiple UI-Sessions within the same HTTP-Session, meaning that there are no more tricks required to use multiple...

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Spring has certainly sprung on the west coast of Canada, and that means we are into the Eclipse Kepler endgame. Milestone 7 is the last Kepler milestone before we start rolling out release candidates -- with a scheduled release on June 26th 2013.  There are a number of new and noteworthy things from the Eclipse and Equinox teams in this milestone, including: A p2 Remediation Wizard to help you...

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Applications built with RAP are often designed for high productivity: The faster you can control the app, the more work you can get done. In many cases, keyboard controls are significantly faster than mouse controls. Consequentially, RAP has continually improved keyboard controls since it's inception. What are Mnemonics? Should you not know, Mnemonics are the characters that get underlined in some widgets (especially the menu bar) if...

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The RAP team has been working hard over the last weeks and made another milestone build for RAP 2.0 available today. RAP 2.0 M3 contains a brand new event system implementation that allowed us to get rid of some old bugs and to attach listeners more precisely in the protocol. Many RAP developers will like the new Client API that provides access to client features through...

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Along with the release of Windows 8 also came the new Internet Explorer 10. (It has not yet been released for Windows 7.) While IE9 was an impressive (but overdue) technical improvement over IE8, IE10 is - naturally - a much smaller step forward. Significant for RAP are especially the improvements in CSS3 support, and the new touchscreen controls when running IE in its "modern...

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The Eclipse Platform team released the Kepler M2 build two weeks ago (see Eclipse Kepler Milestone 2 available), today all other Eclipse projects participating in next years Eclipse Simultaneous Release Kepler are releasing their compatible milestone versions. As every year, the Eclipse Packaging Project EPP is part of this release and has created packages based on the Eclipse Platform 4.3M2 milestone. These packages allow for early...

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During the last weeks the RAP team has been busy lifting RAP's client-to-server communication to the JSON protocol. That was a lot of work, and we finished it just in time for Kepler M2. With this milestone, the migration to the new protocol is eventually complete. All communication uses JSON now, and no undocumented HTTP parameters are involved anymore. In RAP 1.5, we replaced the communication...

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As the sun sets on another summer here in the northern hemisphere, it's time once again to look to the future.  Over the summer, the Eclipse and Equinox teams have been busy gearing up for Kepler and have just made Eclipse Kepler Milestone 2 available for download. [1] There are a number of notable features including the ability to host full Eclipse view stacks in their own...

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