Category Archive
for: ‘Tools’

Go from Mockup to Code with Reify

We’re big fans of wireframe mockup tools, so we’re excited to announce a new tool that generates SmartClient and Smart GWT code from mockups in one easy step. It’s called Reify – an actual English word meaning “to make something abstract more real or concrete”. Design using a wireframe mockup tool like Balsamiq, then use Reify to […]

Read More

Why Upgrade from LGPL?

Why Upgrade? If you’re a user of the free LGPL version of our products, you may be wondering if now is the right time to upgrade to a full version. Most users don’t realize how many immediate benefits come from an upgrade to Pro or above, without the need to rework how your application functions. […]

Read More

Connecting the CubeGrid with Pentaho Mondrian, JasperReports and Microsoft Analysis Services

Why use the CubeGrid? Popular Online Analytical Analytical Processing (OLAP) server technologies such as Pentaho Mondrian Project, JasperReports, and Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) enable business users to analyze large quantities of data, offering features such as drilling into and cross-tabulating information from complex analytical queries in real-time. However, the default user interfaces (UIs) are limited, and […]

Read More

Advanced HTML5 interfaces for .NET

If you’re a .NET developer or you know a .NET developer, you may have heard about the confusing situation facing enterprise web developers on the .NET platform: Silverlight is basically deprecated ASP.NET is severely dated HTML5 is the future, but using raw HTML5 directly is way too low-level SmartClient and Smart GWT provide the powerful […]

Read More

Drawing Cross Browser Vector Graphics

Our new Drawing Module was created to answer a simple question: How do I draw in the browser? If you’ve ever wanted to draw and modify non-rectilinear, browser-native shapes in your web applications, then our new Drawing Module was designed with you in mind. Create, manipulate, and edit arbitrary shapes and styles within your applications […]

Read More

Introducing the CubeGrid

What is a CubeGrid? The CubeGrid is a high-end data analysis engine that wraps OLAP cube functionality into a single interactive grid component for fast access to multidimensional data and calculations. The CubeGrid enables you to view, analyze, and extract data using any standard data source from multiple perspectives.  They are typically used as front-ends […]

Read More

SmartGWT Enterprise Edition available

The first release of SmartGWT Enterprise Edition is now available. Download it here.  Check out the Showcase here. What is it? SmartGWT Enterprise Edition (SmartGWT EE for short) is to SmartGWT what SmartClient Enterprise Edition is to SmartClient – an enterprise version of the product that includes Java Server side functionality, additional tools, and a […]

Read More

Catching dangling commas in Aptana

Aptana can be configured to catch one of the most common Javascript programming errors: the dreaded “dangling comma”, an extra comma left trailing after the last property in an object literal. This problem can be fiendishly difficult to spot, particularly if you have a complex, nested arrangement of object literals. Aptana can point you at […]

Read More

Announcing SmartGWT

Yes, it’s true! A project has been underway for some time to create a GWT (Google Web Toolkit) wrapper for SmartClient. The project, dubbed SmartGWT, will be made available under the same LPGLv3 license as SmartClient LGPL, with commercial licensing available as well. It will be hosted on Google Code with public SVN access, and […]

Read More

SmartClient plugin for Aptana

We’re pleased to announce a beta release of the SmartClient plugin for Aptana Studio. Among other features, this plugin provides code auto-completion for SmartClient APIs, boosting your efficiency and making it easier to learn and discover SmartClient’s rather vast functionality. Eclipse fans, take note: Aptana can be installed as an Eclipse plugin, so this will […]

Read More
Page 3 of 3«123