RAP/WebClient

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General Information

The web client is the default client delivered by the RAP server if an application URL is entered into a web browser.

Server API

The web client is represented on the server by the class org.eclipse.rap.rwt.client.WebClient. (Since RAP 2.0.) An instance can be obtained via org.eclipse.rap.rwt.RWT#getClient(). Besides the methods specified by the org.eclipse.rap.rwt.client.Client interface, it also provides a number of constants that may be used in the configuration map of an application entrypoint.

The WebClient#getService() method can be used to obtain the follwing supported services:

  • org.eclipse.rap.rwt.client.service.JavaScriptExecuter
  • org.eclipse.rap.rwt.client.service.BrowserHistory

Diferent clients may support different services. If you target multiple clients, check for null before using a service.


Client API