Google Gears: Industry Reactions The Day After

by Scott Delap Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 01, 2007 3

As part of their developer days activities this week Google announced a new offline web application API Google Gears.


GWT 1.4 RC Provides Faster Load Times, Widget Enhancements, and Compiler Optimizations

by Scott Delap Follow 0 Followers on  May 30, 2007

Google's Bruce Johnson has announced the availability of GWT 1.4 RC. The release features a 10-20% size reduction in complied Javascript, 33% faster module load times, and a new ImageBundle optimization feature.


Presentation: Using Google GWT

by Floyd Marinescu Follow 30 Followers on  May 28, 2007 1

The Google Web Toolkit (GWT) is a Java-centric framework for creating AJAX applications. GWT cross-compiles Java source into JavaScript, allowing Java developers to use their existing Java skills and tools to create AJAX apps. GWT lead Bruce Johnson intros GWT including high-performance AJAX, internationalization, and integration with existing web app.


Picking an Ajax Framework

by Scott Delap Follow 0 Followers on  May 03, 2007 5

Dr. Dobbs is currently featuring a case study of the Ajax framework selection process of a development team at T. Rowe Price. The article considers GWT, Dojo, Prototype/Scriptaculous, and Yahoo UI Library.


Using Spring with GWT and J2S

by Rob Thornton Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 06, 2007

Google Web Toolkit and Java2Script Pacemaker (J2S) are two Java to JavaScript compilers that enable rich internet applications to be written in Java with JavaScript generated. Recent articles describe how to integrate these tools with Spring.


Turning Java into Javascript with J2S

by Scott Delap Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 23, 2007

Interface21's Ben Alex has recently been examining Java2Javascript Pacemaker (J2S). J2S includes a Java to Javascript compiler along with support for standard Java packages such as java.lang, and java.util.


GWT Roundup - Johnson Discusses Open Sourcing, Blum Reveals Details of Java Compilation

by Scott Delap Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 22, 2006

InfoQ recently caught up with GWT's Bruce Johnson to discuss the full open sourcing of the product. In other GWT news Artima's Frank Sommers interviewed Google Engineer Scott Blum this week on GWT's compilation of Java code to Javascript.


Ajax Framework Comparison Tools article

by Rob Thornton Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 15, 2006 1

A new article on BEA's Dev2Dev site provides a way to sort through the numerous Ajax frameworks that are available today. The goal of the technique is to make it easier to understand the distinctions between the various frameworks by placing them on a set of axes including declarative versus procedural and client-centric versus server-centric.


Google GWT Toolkit and Development Process Become Fully Open Source

by Scott Delap Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 12, 2006

Today Google fully open sourced their GWT toolkit under the Apache 2.0 license. The development process of the toolkit going forward will also be open including development discussions, code reviews, future milestones, and the entire codebase.


Google's Bruce Johnson on GWT 1.2 RC Including OS X Development Support

by Scott Delap Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 31, 2006

The first release candidate of GWT 1.2 has been announced. Among the changes are full support for OS X development, faster hosted mode, a new HTTP request module, and widgets in TreeItems. InfoQ sat down with GWT tech lead Bruce Johnson to discuss the release.


Instantiations Adds Google Web Toolkit Support with GWT Designer

by Scott Delap Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 21, 2006

GWT has become the new favorite technology of tools providers. Instantiations, makers of visual design tools for SWT and Swing, has now added GWT support with the GWT designer.


G4jsf - Integrating GWT and JSF

by Scott Delap Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 31, 2006 4

JavaServer Faces provides a general framework for web applications. Google's GWT toolkit also provides structure for web applications on both the client and server tiers. A new article on TheServerSide highlighting the G4jsf project shows how the technologies can be complementary instead of competitive.


Interview: Google's Bruce Johnson on the new GWT 1.1 Release

by Scott Delap Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 11, 2006

Version 1.1 of the Google Web Toolkit has just been released. New features include localization support, RPC optimizations, and JUnit enhancements. InfoQ sat down with GWT Tech Lead Bruce Johnson to discuss the new release.


An Open Source Ajax Shootout

by Scott Delap Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 02, 2006 6

InfoWorld columnist Peter Wayner recently reviewed six of the most popular open source Ajax toolkits. He was curious if they were enterprise ready in comparison to commercial products such Backbase, JackBe, and Tibco's General Interface. The six open source projects covered were selected because each has a high-profile in the developer community and support of one or more stable organizations.


VistaFei Brings GUI Editing to Google Web Toolkit

by Scott Delap Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 20, 2006

Wirelexsoft has announced VistaFei, an Eclipse-based visual GUI editor for Google Web Toolkit (GWT). GWT UI's can be built using drag and drop from a Palette controls and WYSIWYG editing area. VistaFei provides more than 35 elements in the palette covering most developer's needs for AJAX application design.

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