The debate between developing hybrid vs. native apps has been going on for a
long time, and while it’s sure to continue long into the future, the
argument for the hybrid model is getting stronger every day.
Making the Switch
Some of the topmost brands have recently ditched native and gone hybrid. With
hybrid frameworks like Ionic and Apache Cordova (PhoneGap) becoming more
mature, the assumption that a native app performs better is outdated.
In fact, the trend towards HTML5 and hybrid apps is stronger than ever; a
recent Gartner report says that 90% of all Enterprise apps will be HTML5 or
Hybrid by the end of this year.
As it turns out, the hybrid approach is also being used for consumer focused
apps by some of the most iconic internet companies. Even Apple, a company
famous for its emphasis on its native platform, went with a hybrid app for
the Apple App Store. ... (more)
Ajax4jsf has turned one and what a year it has been. It was an amazing ride
for all of us here at Exadel. The popularity of Ajax4jsf is evidenced by the
size of the community, available resources, examples, blog entries, and
articles. Also, a significant number of organizations today use Ajax4jsf in
production. Ajax4jsf is an open source extension to JavaServer Faces (JSF)
that adds AJAX capability to JSF applications without requiring the writing
a heartfelt "Happy Birthday," let's take the time to ref... (more)
2008 is going to be an important year for Rich Internet Applications. Most
organizations are delivering or planning to deliver Rich Internet
Applications; however, at the same time, most IT managers are facing a
dilemma: which Rich Internet Application technology and platform to use? The
number of different frameworks and libraries is too vast to even consider
evaluating a fraction of them.
To make this task manageable, I'm going to narrow things down to three
different technologies for delivering enterprise-level Rich Internet
Applications. While the first two (JSF and Flex) ... (more)
Today we released Exadel Studio JavaFX plug-in for Eclipse version 1.0.1.
Here is what’s new in this version:
New icons (screen shots - this was a previous minor update) Updated menu
actions (now available directly on the perspective) Compiled with JDK 1.5 for
Mac OS support Applet deployment has been updated to create exactly the same
deployment structure if you were to run javafxpackager from the command line
Fixed bug where compiler would run twice if there was an error Line numbers
in JavaFX script editor Other bug fixes
How to get started?
Download it here (click on Download... (more)
We have released Exadel JavaFX Studio plug-in for Eclipse version 1.0.2 . The
biggest feature in this version is error markers in the editor. Previously
the compiler would run and report the errors in standard Eclipse console but
wouldn’t put error markers in editor.
How to get started? Three easy steps (I’m assuming you already have JavaFX
SDK installed. If not, download and install it from http://www.javafx.com):
Download Exadel JavaFX Studio (click on Download link on the right-hand side
menu Install Exadel JavaFX Studio Try this quick getting started or this.
The new error mark... (more)