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Command Handler Guide for Eclipse

Posted on Jan 28th 2016

Introduction to Command Handlers in EclipseA command is the declaration of a behavior by id.  Commands are used to declare semantic behavior and the corresponding action implementations can be defined elsewhere by handlers.There are several advantages of command handlers:Defining menu contribution and commands uses same set of extensions points … Read More

Understanding RAML

Posted on Jan 4th 2016

What is RAML?RAML stands for RESTful API Modeling Language. It is a YAML based language for defining RESTful APIs and contains all the necessary information to describe RESTful APIs. YAML is a data serialization language that is easier to read and understand than other formats like XML or … Read More

GapDebug 2.2: iOS debugging with the latest Chrome

Posted on Dec 16th 2015

We are excited to announce the release of GapDebug 2.2! It was particularly challenging to update the iOS debugger due to a major change in the Chrome browser (ver 48). With some clever ideas and hard work we reimplemented the missing compatibility that we previously relied upon.  We … Read More

Jersey vs. RESTEasy: A JAX-RS Implementation Comparison

Posted on Nov 25th 2015

IntroductionTwo frameworks have emerged to simplify the development of RESTful web services and applications in Java—Jersey and RESTEasy. These frameworks are two of the most popular implementations of the JAX-RS standard. Both frameworks provide a nice feature set that simplifies the development of REST APIs. Sometimes the implementation is … Read More

Exploring TypeScript Support in Eclipse

Posted on Nov 24th 2015

 TypeScript is an open source superset of JavaScript that adds class based objects that compile to JavaScript plain code. Currently there are two main options to support TypeScript in Eclipse. I’m going to discuss their features and pros and cons of each.Palantir’s TypeScript (Version 1.6.0.v20151006)This plugin offers minimal support … Read More

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