RAP 1.0 RC1 - New and Noteworthy
Here are some of the more noteworthy things available in the first release candidate build (September 28, 2007) which is now available for download.
|Empty API implemented||
With the last milestone we provided some API beforehand without actually implementing it. These gaps are now being filled in:
Note that the combo now is editable by default (as SWT) and you need to set the
|API cleanup revisited||
Without having a bug report of their own, these changes are also worth to be mentioned:
To have the ability to warn the user before leaving the application the
Several enhancements were made to react on unexpected situations more smoothly.
When a request is sent to an expired or otherwise invalidated session, now a (yet very basic) HTML page informs the user what happened and provides a link to restart the session.
To deal with bad connections or temporarily unavailable servers, now a message box appears, that gives the user a chance to retry sending the request.
In the case of a server-side programming error that leads to an exception which is not handled by the Workbench or other error handling facilities, it is now passed to the servlet engine. The client-side reacts accordingly and displays the error page as it was sent by the servlet engine.
The above features are just the ones that are new since the previous milestone build. Summaries for earlier milestone builds:
New for RAP 1.0 milestone build M6 (August 17, 2007)
New for RAP 1.0 milestone build M5 (July 13, 2007)
New for RAP 1.0 milestone build M4 (June 08, 2007)
New for RAP 1.0 milestone build M3 (April 27, 2007)
New for RAP 1.0 milestone build M2 (March 2, 2007)