Tag Archives: GWT

GWT 2.8 is here!

Secretly and silently, GWT 2.8 was released recently. The new version is not linked on the official website yet and there is also no updated change log yet. But the tag for the new version and the associated release can … Continue reading

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i18n for GWT SimplePager

Nowadays, internationalization (i18n) is virtually indispensable in most applications. Therefore, GWT also provides a powerful and commonly used i18n mechanism to meet this requirement. Unfortunately, even in the GWT source code itself, there are components which still contain hard-coded text. … Continue reading

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Customizing GWT’s browser detection

In a recent project, we experienced the phenomenon that the GWT application was broken when started in Internet Explorer 11 embedded in a specific rich client application. It turned out that the user agent string sent by the browser was … Continue reading

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JavaScript Caching – Adopting Perfect Caching for JS Apps

The Problem JavaScript Single-Page-Applications tend to consist of a lot of JavaScript files. Several hundreds of JS files are no exception. When accessing these applications using a web browser, every single JavaScript file has to be fetched using a distinct … Continue reading

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GWT 2.6.1 released

As already expected last week, the GWT team just released version 2.6.1. To get an overview of the changes in this bugfix release, see the release notes or the complete change log. The release can be downloaded from GWT project … Continue reading

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GWT 2.6.1 release coming soon!

The GWT team recently published its second release candidate for the 2.6.1 version, a minor release with 18 changes/ fixes since release 2.6.0. The RC2 can be downloaded directly from the following URL, and already is available through the maven central repository.

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Internet Explorer 11 will support source maps based debugging

The developer tools of Chrome and Firefox (as well as Firebug) used to support source map base JavaScript debugging for several versions. With the new update for Internet Explorer 11, all major browsers support this feature. About source maps Source … Continue reading

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