Archive | January, 2010

QxWT and other cool stuff

As the blog title suggest I’ve uploaded a first release candidate for the QxWT which is going to be released on about a month. The most important new features coming with this release: Postprocessing to use qooxdoo toolchain Support for Databinding Beside this I am in need of a browser charting library and played […]

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Looking back and into the future – First conclusions

I admit I’ve been depressed a bit after having looked back to year 2009 because making the summary showed that I failed in most of my Eclipse “Jobs”. Until then I’ve had a lot of fun working on OpenSource projects but still the question remains how to do a better job in 2010. My current […]

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QxViewers – The first steps towards a UFaceKit-Webport

I’ve talked a lot (1,2,3,4) lately about my progress on QxWT towards release Now that all the codeing is done more or less I can restart working on my master plan: Single APIing for Web and Desktop programing use Eclipse Libraries like Eclipse Databinding – In short UFaceKit Having completed the SWT-Port more or […]

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Yesterday I presented e4 to members of the JavaUserGroup Schweiz. There’ve been 80+ people (I was told that this was the highest number of participants ever taken part in Special Interest Group talk). I’d like to thank Edwin Steiner from inventage for giving me/us the possibility to present e4 to a interested group of people. […]

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QxWT explained Part 4

In the last 3 blog entries (part 1, part 2, part 3) we concentrated on generating JavaScript code using the GWT-Compiler integration and Java-Annotations. In this blog post we’ll concentrate on something completely different. One of the major problems of JSNI-Wrappers for JavaScript libraries is that you always have to deliver the complete JavaScript-framework though […]

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QxWT explained Part 3

I continue the blog post series (Part 1, Part 2) about the internal of QxWT by describing how one can even extend qooxdoo-JS-classes using the GWT-generator features without writing a single line of JavaScript-code. In the last blog entry we learned how to define a qooxdoo-JS-Class from scratch which was quite an easy task and […]

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QxWT explained Part 2

In my last blog post I started explaining how QxWT adopters get support from us in release (due end of February). We are going more into detail in this blog post. Let’s once more recap what we are trying to achieve: Generated qooxdoo class for domain model usage (e.g. when working with databinding and […]

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Background to QxWT and GWT-Generator integration

One of the very nice feature of the GWT-Compiler is that one can plug oneself into it and create classes dynamically. At the last 2 evenings I digged a bit into it because I was in need of creating qooxdoo-class dynamically. Short background to qooxdoo Before I start explaining the small generator we first need […]

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Looking back and into the future – Part I

Part I – The Validation I thought today that I’ll look back on my work in Eclipse space and the final summary is double-edged. There are some things I think I made a good job in the Eclipse Ecosystem, some where my performance was acceptable and some where I can completely failed. This is my […]

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QxWT released

After releasing version in alignment with qooxdoo 1.0. I’ve worked in the last weeks on improving and fixing the QxWT experience for adopters. Release holds ~30 bugfixes and new features. The most important new features are: Support for qooxdoo-Forms Improved Table-Setup (back and forth conversion between Java and JavaScript is improved) A frist […]

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