Author: Elias Volanakis

Here are two amazing screenshots from a RAP-based application which was unveiled earlier this month. The team at CAS Software launched a hosted CRM solution based on RAP. They did a great job of customizing and polishing the RAP UI to create a unique look-and-feel. Calendar View The calendar supports drag-drop, transparency and instant input (click-and-type). Contacts Details This is screen shot of the contact details view. Note the...

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Below are some brief instructions on how to import and run the RAP Calculator Example, which I currently use in my talks. Special thanks to all of you who attended my recent talks at the Salem Java User Group (download the slides) and the Seattle Code Camp. Installation Instructions Note: the example needs RAP 1.1 M1 or newer. It will not work with RAP 1.0. To install RAP...

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Just two weeks to go 'til the next EclipseCon. Once again the schedule is packed with ten parallel sessions and a dazzling amount of interesting talks.The list below will help you spot the RAP-specific talks and tutorials.Monday, March 17thTutorial - Getting started with RAP development, 08:00-10:00, CypressTutorial - From RCP to RCP/RAP. Conversion and Single-Sourcing Techniques, 10:30-12:30, CypressWednesday, March 19thRAP vs GWT - Which AJAX...

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Interested in the Rich Ajax Platform and residing in the Seattle area? Join me this weekend (Jan 26th - 27th) at the Seattle CodeCamp! The motto is "No Fluff - only Code" so I'm skipping the slides and preparing an hour of live RAP coding. To introduce RAP I'll recreate the RAP Calculator, with a few extra twists. The session is currently scheduled for Sat, Jan 26th,...

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This post is out of date for RAP 1.2 (Galileo). You'll find the most recent deployment instructions here. --- This part is about deploying a RAP application in a .war file. In Part 1 we explored how to deploy a RAP application with Jetty. Part 2: Deploying a Servlet Bridge .war on an Existing Server In this part we will create a .war file containing our application, its...

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A series of Eclipse DemoCamps are currently being organized by Eclipse enthusiasts around the world. These events are an opportunity to showcase / learn about cool stuff build by the Eclipse community and to meet other Eclipse enthusiasts in an informal setting. If you are interested in the Rich Ajax Platform (RAP) consider attending one of the following events - all of which have a RAP-related...

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One of the frequently asked questions while showing RAP is "how can I hide the window"? Personally, I also find the window-in-a-window metaphor (shown above) somewhat confusing and unusual for a browser based application. Fortunately it is really easy to take care of that by configuring the Shell widget associated with that window, as explained in the rest of the article. Maximized Window with No Title To...

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Interested in the Rich Ajax Platform (RAP) but somehow missing the courage to take the first steps? This "Introduction to RAP" by Chris Aniszczyk and Benjamin Muskalla will give you a head start. The article is the first of a two-part series and covers the following topics: Downloading and Installing RAP Launching a RAP application Differences of RAP to GWT A side-by-side comparison of the RAP Hello World / Mail...

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