Iterate over branches in your git repository

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Sometimes when we try to automate tasks, there is a need to iterate over branches or tags in a repository. Hardcoding branch names is a no-go because we want our scripts to be reusable. The first thing…

Integrating Flexbox with Autolayout

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Flexbox Flexbox is a layout allowing views to adjust themselves based on their content and screen size. Flexbox was originally developed for web pages, however, native implementations of the Flexbox layouting…

How to use Figma styles in Tabris.js

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Here at EclipseSource we love Figma. It is a great tool for UI design and prototyping. With its powerful layouting, prototyping and collaboration features, iterating on a design is a pleasure. In the end,…

Integrate Tabris.js with existing Android Apps

Tabris.js application can be integrated into other existing Android applications. On the first impression, it can be considered complicated to use Tabris.js along with a native Android app. However, you…

Tabris.js 3.7 allows to build more secure apps with biometric authentication, native hashing and private certificates in WebViews

[UPDATE] Tabris.js 3.7.1 has been released addressing a few bugs discovered in 3.7.0. With the release of Tabris.js 3.7 we are increasing the security level of Tabris.js apps. Strong authentication…

Tabris.js - How to write unit tests

In this blog post, you’ll learn how to write unit tests for your Tabris.js application. To do that, you need a special setup to run your code without a native client because Tabris.js requires an Android…

JIT compilation in iOS 14.2 is not official

The news is that Apple finally allows JIT compilation in iOS 14.2. JavaScript apps, among others, should be able to run at full speed now. Let's take a look at the situation. First of all, there was…

Observing workflow run status on Github

It is sometimes useful to get notified about the completion of a job executed on your CI service. When talking about manually triggered, long-running workflows, it could be easy to forget about them -…

Build an Android App Widget for Tabris.js Apps

The app widget is one of the desirable features in mobile apps and highly requested by Tabris.js developers. Unfortunately, we cannot directly use Tabris.js to create home screen widgets. However, we can…

Bundle your Tabris.js app code with webpack, pt. 2

In the previous blog post about webpack we argumented why you might want to use webpack for your Tabris.js project. We also showed you how to configure the webpack build for a Tabris.js app created with…