Tag Archives: Web

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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Integrating PDF.js as PDF viewer in your web application

When writing business web applications you often need to show PDF files in your application. But this requires that the user has an installation of a PDF viewer (e.g. Adobe Reader) and the browser plugin is activated. With PDF.js there … Continue reading

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Eclipse Orion 2.0 released – browser based web IDE

Version 2.0 of the browser based IDE for web development Orion has been released. It offers a prototype of Projects with filtering and SFTP integration. There is now the ability to embed the editor and shell into other applications. The … Continue reading

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TypeScript – a language for application-scale JavaScript development

Microsoft recently announced TypeScript, a new language for the web to develop large JavaScript applications. It is a superset of JavaScript, so existing JavaScript code can be used. It compiles to plain JavaScript, so it can be used with any … Continue reading

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Simple time-formatting with PrettyTime

Did you ever tried to create human readable time output like “in 2 minutes” or “moments ago”? A nice library therefore is PrettyTime.

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Adventures with HTML5, Part 1

One of the hotter topics in Web-Development today is the rise of HTML 5. Like many others I’ve had only vague ideas, of what it is: Something with directly embedding videos with the tag without the need for funny object-embed … Continue reading

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Douglas Crockford on JavaScript

While searching for information about YUI I stumbled about a series of excellent video presentations about JavaScript. The First Episode is about the history of programming, in an entertaining and quite epic way. It is as well interesting for people, … Continue reading

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