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This is a quick look at the new features in RAP 3.1 M4, which has been available for download since last week. Transformation Support for Canvas The Canvas' GraphicsContext now implements the setTransform method: [raw] Transform transform = new Transform( display ); gc.setTransform( transform ); gc.setBackground( display.getSystemColor( SWT.COLOR_BLACK ) ); gc.fillRectangle( 0, 0, 100, 50 ); transform.rotate( 10 ); gc.setTransform( transform ); gc.setBackground( display.getSystemColor( SWT.COLOR_RED ) ); gc.fillRectangle( 0, 0, 100, 50 ); transform.rotate( 10 ); gc.setTransform( transform...

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Tabris.js 1.5 is out now! Highlights include smart new looks for Android TabFolder, ability to use TabFolder as a swipe widget, support for elevation and z-translation on Android 5+, and iPad Pro support. Read on for the details. Support TabFolder images on Android Until now Tabris.js only supported TabFolder images on iOS. Now you can also style your TabFolder with images on Android. Choose between the three available options:...

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Tabris.js 1.4 is out now! In this release we focused on adding further enhancements to the CollectionView. You can now implement endless scrolling and other neat effects in pure JavaScript. Read on for the details. Scroll event for CollectionView Just like in ScrollView, CollectionView now has a scroll event that lets you know when the user has scrolled. The callback contains information about the scrolling direction and...

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Today we are proud to release Tabris.js 1.3. This release delivers on recent feature requests from our users, including custom colors for the Switch button, access to bundled resources and easy manipulation of widget hierarchy with insertBefore() and insertAfter(). Read on for the highlights. Custom Switch colors Switch buttons now offer fine-grained control over colors using the following new properties: thumbOnColor thumbOffColor trackOnColor trackOffColor   Access to bundled resources A new method getResourceLocation() on tabris.app provides absolute locations for...

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Last Friday, 14 November 2014, we published another milestone build for RAP: RAP 3.0 M3. It is available for download from https://www.eclipse.org/rap/downloads/. This milestone is mostly about theming improvements. What's included? Modernized ScrollBars In the default theme, ScrollBars now have a more modern look and feel. They are invisible until they are "activated" by the user, which is when the indicators fade-in to a semi-transparent state. This is achieved...

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Once again these are exciting times for RAP as we are preparing for the next major release, RAP 3.0. We continue to clean up code, work on the look and feel, and integrate matured Incubator components. The RAP 3.0 M2 milestone build is available for download since October 03, 2014. Here's a list of the most interesting M2 changes specifically in the widget set. Nebula Grid...

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Yes, the rumors are true, you can finally download RAP 2.3.0 from our website, from Maven Central, or conveniently bundled with the Eclipse 4.4 IDE as "Eclipse for RCP and RAP Developers". Highlights include file-upload by Drag & Drop, the DropDown widget (migrated from the Incubator), improved Row Templates, support for root-path ("/" URL) entry points and improved Combo-widget performance. If you upgrade directly from Kepler...

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