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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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Just in time, the first service release for RAP 1.5 has been published on Friday. It adds a dozen bugfixes to RAP 1.5. We always backport fixes very carefully in order to maintain the stability of the release. Therefore, only critical or very obvious fixes have been included. So if you are running RAP 1.5, you can now safely upgrade to 1.5.1. The service release is...

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It's time for a comprehensive update after the well received Tabris 0.6 release. This time we not only provide the usual set of bugfixes and performance improvements after a .0 release, we've also added support for the SWT List and ProgressBar widgets. All the features described below apply to both the iOS and Android clients if not otherwise noted. We hope you enjoy the new features and look...

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All of you who are using SWT/RWT Tree or Table widget, know their limitations pretty well. Sooner or later you'll look for a way to add check boxes in multiple columns, group columns and show/hide them dynamically or put some information in a Table footer. Nebula Grid widget fulfills all these requirements. That's why we decided to port RAP to it. As a developer who believes...

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On Monday this week we released Tabris 0.6.0 which is the renamed successor of our last RAP mobile release. Next to the renaming of projects and packages there were a few other changes worth mentioning. The caching of images in both native clients for iOS and Android has been vastly improved. Images are now fetched from a local cache on your mobile device instead of being...

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RAP 1.5 includes a new API to define and start RAP applications programmatically (up to RAP 1.4, this was only possible using Eclipse extensions or web.xml properties). With this new API, RAP can also be used for leightweight applications based on OSGi, but without the entire Eclipse stack, even with other OSGi containers like Apache Felix. Also traditional web applications, that use RWT as a...

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