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Tabris.js 2.9 improves iOS 13 Support

We are happy to announce the latest update of Tabris.js 2. It ports some minor features over from the 3.x stream, but the most integral part of this release is a iOS 13 bugfix. Due to a change in Apple's…

Tabris.js Methods: animate

'animate' is a method on the Widget base class. Since all widgets extend this class, all widgets can be animated. In the snippet "https://playground.tabris.com/#animate.js" we call the 'animate' method on a TextView inside the playAnimation function...

Tabris.js Widgets: SearchAction

This widget displays a search text field with dynamic proposals when selected. You can fill the proposals list when the widget is created, or you can use onInput event to load proposals dynamically...

Tabris.js Widgets: Custom iOS Widget

By writing a Custom iOS Widget, we can expose native iOS functionality through a Tabris JavaScript API. Maybe our app needs to access more native platform features than what Tabris provides ‘out of the…

Tabris.js Widgets: Video

The Video widget plays a video from a URL. This URL can point to an external resource or a file bundled with your app. The Video can be initialized with a non-empty string...

Tabris.js Widgets: StatusBar

The status bar is the area where notifications, status icons, battery charge icon, and device time are displayed. You can modify its looks from Tabris application using StatusBar singleton instance. Here…

Tabris.js Widgets: ToggleButton

A ToggleButton behaves just like a checkbox. It is a checkbox that looks like a button. When pressed - if previously unchecked, it becomes checked. If previously checked, it becomes unchecked. This…

Tabris.js Widgets: NavigationBar

The NavigationBar is only found on Android. It is located along the bottom of the screen and consists of a back button, a circular "go to home" screen button, and a square that displays your recently used…

Tabris.js Widgets: Canvas

This is a widget that can be used to draw graphics using a canvas context, which is a subset of the HTML5 CanvasRenderingContext2D. Just like with a <canvas> tag it allows you to create simple geometrical…

Tabris.js Widgets: WebView

This widget can display content from a web page. There are two ways of providing content for a WebView. First, you can fill the url property to get HTML from a source. It doesn’t mean that you will always…