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On April 23rd, the Firefox OS developer preview phones became available in Europe - and were sold out in a few hours. The demand was so overwhelming that the supplier geeksphone had to shut down their online shop completely for a week. Now they are back online and have been busy delivering the phones - our's arrived on Friday. I will share my experience with the...

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Today I'd like to present Tabris 0.11.0. This build marks the last public milestone before the 1.0 release. From my point of view this milestone is a breakthrough for cross-platform mobile development in Java. We have managed to abstract common mobile navigation patterns into a Java API. In addition to this we have added support for SWT Menus and facilities to gain device specific information...

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Happy New Year from the Tabris Team! We are having an exiting start into the new year with another release of Tabris, Tabris 0.10.0. The focus of the latest release is user experience. We added support for typical mobile interactions like swiping, back button navigation in trees, and improved visual touch feedback. Page Navigation with Gestures (Swiping) One of the most commonly used gesture on mobile devices is...

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Just in time for Christmas, I'm happy to announce our biggest release yet: Tabris 0.9.0. The new AppLauncher API will enable a tighter integration with iOS and Android and a seamless user experience with other Apps. Alternative Selection for List and Tree is now available. And many changes and additions happened under the hood - such as the RAP 2.0 migration as well as stability and...

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Last week we published a tool for giving developers hints on which mobile platforms might best suite their requirements with respect to platforms, skill and more parameters. Mobile Select-O-Matic does also provide interesting insights on the requirements that developers impose on mobile platforms / frameworks. The results are not representative for the entire developer community because the Eclipse community is strongly Java biased, but the size...

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Over the past year we have been actively researching the landscape of mobile development solutions for business. There is a vast amount of different approaches with different strength and weaknesses. To find "the right" solution you need to consider a rather complex decision tree. As developers hate repeating themselves we decided to make my findings available to the broader community. So here it comes: Mobile...

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This year Tabris will be at EclipseCon Europe. Tabris is the mobile cross platform solution that connects the benefits of RAP based web applications with the native power and intuitivity of touch based mobile devices. At EclipseCon Europe you will have the chance not only to get the big picture about the connection between the trends to mobile and touch devices and Eclipse/Java technologies,...

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