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Writing mobile applications is not only about the UI. Apps also need content. Often times they fetch dynamic content over the network. This post introduces the basic mechanism for network access in Tabris.js: XMLHttpRequest. The post also explains how higher level networking API can be used.Tabris.js supports a subset of the W3C browser APIs. Part of that API is the XMLHttpRequest. You can use it...

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To create a rich interactive UI, the predefined widgets of your platform and corresponding toolkit are often not enough. You want to draw something yourself. Tabris.js provides just that - the Canvas widget for your own drawings.The Canvas is totally empty by default. To draw on it, you use a Context object with numerous drawing functions. These range from simple geometric shapes like rectangles, circles...

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Creating an engaging mobile app is a challenging task. There are several best practice approaches to increase user delight and one of them is the use of animations. Animations can guide the user through the app, provide visual clues or simply give reassuring feedback. In this installment of the Tabris.js examples blog post series we will learn how to create widget animations with Tabris.js and...

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A modern mobile UI should be delightful to use with small details that make the app feel alive. One of such interaction models is parallax scrolling which moves UI planes independently from each other. In this blog post we will explore how such an effect can be implemented with Tabris.js.One of the keystones in Tabris.js UI development is the direct and fine-grained control over the...

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At some point every mobile app uses images. Maybe to indicate a button or to show you some cute kitten pictures. Tabris.js supports images in a variety of ways, be it as background images, page icons or inside an ImageView. In this blog post we want to focus on the ImageView as used in the image example.Check out the other posts in the "Tabris.js Examples"...

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Welcome to the third episode of the "Tabris.js Examples" blog post series. In each post we provide some background on one of the coding examples shipped with Tabris.js, our new framework for developing native mobile apps in JavaScript. After we explained a couple of UI elements in the last issue, now let's take a look at how you can store the acquired data.For this purpose...

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Welcome to the second episode of the "Tabris.js Examples" blog post series. In each post we provide some background on coding examples shipped with Tabris.js, our new framework for developing native mobile apps in JavaScript. This time we want to take a look at user input - a fundamental ingredient of most applications. Tabris.js supports a variety of native input widgets you can choose from.The...

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Welcome to our new "Tabris.js Examples" blog series. In each post we will take a closer look at one of the coding examples which show the capabilities of Tabris.js, our new framework for developing native mobile apps in JavaScript. You've already had the chance to see the examples in action on your phone when using the Tabris.js Developer App which also lets you directly browse...

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