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RAP mobile is progressing. In this post we'd like to give you a quick update on the latest features in the RAP mobile clients for iOS and Android. Android Graphical Context For drawing arbitrary graphical elements in a widget, RAP mobile now supports the Canvas and GC (graphical context) API. This enables a variety of options for designing individual UI elements. The graphical context also lays the foundation...

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In this post we'd like to give you a quick overview of the latest in RAP mobile, version 0.5.5. Android Support for UI Callback The UI callback mechanism enables a RAP client to automatically update the UI without user interaction. With this feature we can support progress indicators or updates to displays that are triggered by events on the server side. Watch for examples in the upcoming releases. Label...

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In this post we'd like to update you on the latest news in the Tabris (previously RAP mobile) developer preview.  We've just released Version 0.5.4, marking the beginning of a simultaneous release schedule across all our mobile clients. [ Read more posts about Tabris or download the 30-day trial ] Here are the most interesting new features: Android The Startup page provides shortcuts to access the demo applications Previously, to access the...

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The latest Android client for RAP mobile (v0.5.3) is now available. We are always looking for feedback so we urge you to take part in our developer preview program to experience the client firsthand. Besides the usual bugfixes, performance and stability improvements, the 0.5.3 release brings some often requested features to an Android handset near you. For more information visit: http://rapmobile.eclipsesource.com The Tree widget supports the SWT.VIRTUAL style flag The support of...

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This blog post marks the start of an ongoing series that will highlight some of the top features of Tabris (previously RAP Mobile) from an Android developer’s perspective. To kick things off we’ll look at the most visible feature: the application's UI. When dealing with Android development we are faced with an endless array of devices from many different manufacturers. Inherently that is a good thing...

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A few months ago my colleague, Ralf Sternberg, wrote an article on "how to access a huge dataset with the web browser".  Now, if it's possible to access very large datasets with a browser, wouldn't it be really cool to access it in the same way with mobile devices? As you may have heard, we launched Tabris (previously RAP Mobile) two days ago. And, we did...

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Industry experts have predicted that mobile computing is going to have a huge impact on the software industry. I agree. That’s why we asked ourselves if OSGi, RAP and Eclipse RT can help overcome some of the challenges in mobile app development. Some of the most common problems involved in mobile development include dealing with multi-platform, security and maturity of the available platforms. But does multi-platform...

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