Tabris Tag

Tabris 2.0 for cross-platform development in Java is here. This release does not bring about any visual changes, but a lot is different under the hood. We are pleased to announce that RAP 3.x support has now made it to Tabris! Performance boost in RAP 3.x In RAP 3.0 we got rid of much deprecated API and changed the way a server manages its sessions. As a result performance dramatically...

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Eclipse RAP is well-known for enabling the migration of complex RCP applications to the web, and providing a sustainable single sourcing paradigm. It's been delivering on these promises for the past decade. 4 years ago we decided to also cater mobile platforms. We came to the conclusion that only native widgets can deliver excellent usability and created a new generation of frameworks inspired by RAP. Tabris features native mobile clients...

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The word is out that we've released Tabris 1.4.6. (Tabris remote, our toolkit for cross-platform development of mobile apps in Java). In this post, we want to show you the highlights. The big feature is of course iOS 9 support. It's our task to ensure that the transition is as smooth as possible for our users. The new release is fully compatible with iOS 9. In this release...

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Developing mobile apps in JavaScript / HTML5 holds a great promise. Getting started is easy, Cross Platform is a given and the ecosystem of components and libraries is huge. Still, most apps today are developed using native code or as hybrid apps, combining native code and web technologies. Hybrid apps have emerged out of the need to combine the flexibility of HTML5 and server side...

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On March 10th we released Tabris 1.3 and it was a huge success. After 3 months of hard work we are ready to ship Tabris 1.4 today. The 1.4 release marks our biggest release so far. We have plenty of new features and several improvements. With this post we want to show you the highlights. UI Tracking One of the Killer-Features is a tracking API for the Tabris UI framework....

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The days until the upcoming Tabris 1.4 release are numbered and we have another nice addition to share with you. A ProgressBar can be configured to be indeterminate, which puts it in a never-ending activity mode. On iOS, indeterminate progress is always shown with a spinning indicator. The Android client uses a bar-like visualization for that state but it is also very common to see a...

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Only 10 days left till we release Tabris 1.4. This week we want to give you a preview of a feature highly requested by some of our customers: Text Replacement. Typing on mobile devices is not as efficient as on desktop computers because of the lack of hardware keyboards. You can increase the efficiency by defining shortcuts within your mobile OS that will be replaced while...

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With the Tabris 1.4 release approaching fast, we'd like to preview another nice addition to Tabris: the client side dialog. Creating a dialog has never been a big problem in Tabris but until now it lacked the visual fidelity to what mobile users were used to on their respective platform. The discrepancy originates from the fact that a dialog is a normal shell with standard buttons,...

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We are working at full steam on the new features for Tabris 1.4 which we will release on June 26th. One of those features is Pull to Refresh. The mechanics of this feature are simple and have already become a standard for mobile users: Pull the user interface down to force the app to refresh its current view. In Tabris you can enable this for a Tree/Table with...

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