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Introducing ‘Tahoe’ (Part 1)

We surveyed you (our users) to clarify your UI / UX needs. Some interesting findings were summarized in our ‘User Interface Insights‘ blog. In our 11 | 6 release, we delivered some of what you asked for such as the ability to resize fonts and ui controls. We also overhauled form controls to match current design trends and take advantage […]

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New Release Preview (Part III)

This is the third post about our upcoming release: SmartClient 11.1 | Smart GWT 6.1. Previous posts can be seen here: Part I – Histogram chart, Selenium image load check, Grid support for auto-sizing to wrapped titles Part II – Scrolling charts, Visual builder DataSource Validators, Ctrl-C / Ctrl-V   Here are a few more 11.1 | 6.1 features: Audio […]

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Our Experience with DevOps

These days, there are numerous conferences, news articles, training courses and discussions going on around DevOps. As I am sure you know, DevOps breaks down barriers between Development, Operations and QA, improving communication & collaboration, all with the goal of releasing higher quality products more frequently. How we got started We founded Isomorphic in 1998. Right from the start – […]

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Next Release Preview (Part II)

A few weeks ago, we talked about a few features in the upcoming release, SmartClient 11.1 | Smart GWT 6.1. Here are a few more:   For When There’s Just Too Much Data … Meet the Scrolling Chart Sometimes when you try to fit it all on one page, it just becomes unreadable. Labels have to be […]

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Java Ecosystem Insights, Free Cloud Expo Pass … and One More Thing

  Exec Insights on the State of the Java Ecosystem Tom Smith from DZone recently interviewed Isomorphic CTO, Charles Kendrick, and several other execs, to get insights into the state of the Java ecosystem. Tom’s article was published in Dzone’s Guide to Modern Java. A few of the highlights were: The open source community is driving more innovation […]

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Coming Soon: SmartClient 11.1 | Smart GWT 6.1

It’s time to start talking about our next release, SmartClient 11.1 | Smart GWT 6.1. It is gonna be a good one! Here are just a few of the features: #1: Selenium: Easy way to check if images/icons load successfully You can now use “/imageLoaded” as a manually added suffix for locators that target Img components […]

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It’s time to de-support some really old stuff

A couple of times a week I find myself installing updates to one browser or another. Admittedly, I do use FF, Safari, Opera and Chrome. That translates to hundreds of browser versions since SmartClient 8.3 | Smart GWT 3.1 was released in 2012. With our SmartClient platform, we’re always pushing the boundaries of what web applications can do in the latest […]

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Grid Custom Columns Provide Developer AND End User Productivity

SmartClient’s Grid Custom Columns provide end users with built-in wizards to define: 1. Formula fields that can compute values using other fields 2. Summary fields that can combine other fields with intervening / surrounding text. Empowering end users with Custom Columns frees-up developers from never ending one-off requests. It also makes end users more productive, […]

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DevOps Patterns and Anti-patterns: How to do the Right Thing in the Real World.

In DevOps, what patterns lead to success? What are the anti-patterns that should be avoided? Charles Kendrick – CTO here at Isomorphic Software – recently participated in a DevOps power panel at the Cloud Expo in New York. The session was very well attended and incredibly well received. We thought we would share a few […]

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Have you heard of Adaptive Filtering?

Adaptive filtering helps make your applications run lightening fast, not only on the desktop, but also on tablets and smartphones. How does it do this? It automatically switches to client-side filtering when the dataset becomes small enough. In doing so, it eliminates up to 90% of the most costly types of server contact (searching through large datasets), dramatically improving […]

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