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User Interface Insights

We recently saw an upward trend in requests for increasing the default size of our UI controls and fonts. On one hand, this made sense. A bunch of technologies have emerged that, while they certainly don’t have the capabilities of SmartClient, they do have simplicity in their interface that many users like. On the other […]

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Available NOW: SmartClient 11 | Smart GWT 6

All at Isomorphic are very excited to announce the 11|6 is now generally available! In this blog, we hopefully answer many of your questions, or point you to where answers can be found. What’s in 11 | 6 ? SmartClient 11 | Smart GWT 6 is a major release. It includes functionality such as: New adaptive UI […]

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More New Features & How to Upgrade to 11 | 6

This is our third and final blog about upcoming features prior to 11|6 becoming generally available (just days away). See our first two blogs here: http://blog.isomorphic.com/first-batch-of-smartclient-11-smart-gwt-6-features/ http://blog.isomorphic.com/even-more-smartclient-11-smart-gwt-6-features/ Read on to learn about: More 11|6 features FREE upgrades / upgrade discounts How to pre-test your application with 11|6 How to access 11|6 live samples New Feature: Resize Fonts and UI […]

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Even More SmartClient 11 | Smart GWT 6 Features

  We blogged a few weeks ago (click here) about the first batch of features in SmartClient 11 | Smart GWT 6. Below are a bunch more. Enjoy! Beautiful input controls First of all, we’ve overhauled the appearance of our form controls to match current design trends and take advantage of CSS3 features like box shadows and transitions, that […]

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First Batch of SmartClient 11 / Smart GWT 6 Features

We have been working hard on our next major release. It’s not ready yet, but check out the first batch of new features below. We hope you love them! Grid Inline Operator Filters With SmartClient 11 / Smart GWT 6, advanced search operations are available in any *grid that features inline filtering. Getting to important data couldn’t […]

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Three Problems with Agile

The essence of Agile is to ramp up communication between team members to an extreme degree. The idea behind this is to minimize the functionality gaps, design misses and rework so often encountered in waterfall development processes, with an end goal of maximizing the output of usable software. Ramping up communication, however, has its own set […]

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Is ‘lightweight’ always a good thing?

Business applications are supposed to improve productivity. That is why they exist. However, as developers, we sometimes get excited about a newly released technology and the benefits it claims. We can then end up adopting technology that actually degrades the final product – creating a less productive UI, and even ruining performance, despite promising performance […]

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A Candid Opinion on the Threats to Java

Earlier this month, our very own CTO – Charles Kendrick – was interviewed by Marketing Strategist and Growth Hacker, Tom Smith. This interview was part of a series for DZone’s 2015 Guide to the Java Ecosystem, coming in October. Tom’s article is below and the original can be found here. It is well worth a read! A Candid Opinion on the […]

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Even More 10.1 / 5.1 Features

Our next release – 10.1 / 5.1 – is getting close. We talked about some of the upcoming features in an earlier blogpost. Here are a few more to wet your appetite further …   Server-side Support for Relative Date The RelativeDate system allows end users to express criteria as relative to the current date, which is […]

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Outdated performance perceptions driving your mobile strategy?

Looking back, there was a time when mobile specific apps were necessary. Browser technology wasn’t quite there, and the first smartphones just didn’t have enough oomph. But we have come a long way since then …   Let’s look at the iPhone. Since the first release in 2007 to the release of the iPhone6 last […]

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