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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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During the last weeks, Kenn and I worked together to support EMF generated editors running on RAP. I'm always mesmerized by how effective such synergies can be used when people from different teams work together for a bigger goal. Kudos to Kenn for his great work in EMF by refactoring the EMF UI bundles (namely o.e.emf.ui.common and o.e.emf.ui.edit) in order to single-source them. But what...

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If you haven't seen it in the Eclipse announcements: Galileo SR2 is available for download from eclipse.org. From this page you can download the new EPP packages that are based on Galileo SR2 (Service Release) and Eclipse 3.5.2. Or, if you don't want to download the full packages, you can start an upgrade - that's what I did just a few minutes ago. I started with...

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The RAP team is proud to announce the second milestone for the Helios release. As Holger already mentioned in his blog post, part of the milestone is a new design option for RAP applications. You can either use it as is or customize it depending on your needs. Together with the new fancy design, there is also a new Configuration dialog to enable and disable the view...

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Riena 3.5.M6 is available, just in time for EclipseCon (new and noteworthy).  The Riena highlights at the conference next week: Come to the Riena BOF on Tuesday to discuss the project with the team. As one of the committers behind the UI (Ridgets), I'm looking forward to feedback from developers who consume it or are thinking about using it. If you're new to Riena I highly recommend Christian's talk  'Write...

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As Neil pointed out in Having fun with RAP and OSGi there is a challenge for us rappers: Provide a look & feel of RAP applications suitable for the web. We do not claim that we are completely there, but introducing the PresentationFactory is a big step forward. You now no longer depend on our design capabilities, just do it yourself. And to help you get...

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The RAP team just announced the availability of RAP 1.1 M3. Some new things in this release: UI Mouse Events - Controls will notify mouse listeners on mouse up, down and double-click events. Theming Variants - Define multiple theming styles for the for the same widget type. Want blue buttons and green buttons? Now you can do it. Background Images - You can now use a background image on most controls. Transparency...

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