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iOS Migration Setback

A couple of weeks ago we detailed a plan to migrate to the new xcode 7.x build servers. We tried this migration over the weekend and while for most developers this worked rather nicely for some there were issues that we can't explain so we decided to revert the change and regroup.

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Accordion Component

The Accordion ui pattern is a vertically stacked list of items. Each item can be opened/closed to reveal more content similarly to a Tree however unlike the Tree the Accordion is designed to include containers or arbitrary components rather than model based data.

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Questions of the Week X

This has been a tremendous week with a lot of news & next week will be even more hectic!
Next week we will turn on the new iOS build servers by default which means a huge change is coming the biggest is probably http connection problems but I'm sure we'll run into quite a few other issues...

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iOS Http URL's

We'll be migrating to the new iOS build servers this Sunday and this does entail one major thing you need to be aware of. With the new version of xcode http URL's are blocked by Apple. We blogged about this a while back but this bares repeating as it's something a lot of you will start running into.

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Social Boo Revisited

SocialBoo originated from the same app design vault set of designs that brought us the Chrome Demo. This demo uses a somewhat outdated but still reasonable gunmetal look, it also features different UI styles when running on a tablet/phone. Notice in the screenshot above that the UI for the demo differs when running in a phone/tablet and even changes when the tablet flips between portrait and landscape...

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Codename One Store

Are you interested in selling your custom made themes, templates & libraries for Codename One?
Eric Dodji Gbofu founder of Codename One Fr and author of the French language Codename One book is launching a Codename One store.

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Toolbar Search Mode

The Toolbar is a pretty flexible API for handling the title area. It allows a lot of things including search but up until now that very common use case was not a standard part of the API.

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Java Developers can FINALLY Target Windows UWP

After many months of work and effort put in by all of us but especially by Steve Hannah and Fabrício Carvalho Cabeça we are finally live with the Windows Universal Platform (AKA UWP) native build target!
As far as I know Codename One is the only native option for Java developers to build native Windows UWP apps.

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Questions of the Week IX

This week has seen a lot of announcements and looking at the submission queue for next week it looks like it will be jam packed with updates and new features. Today we have a new plugin update which is jam packed with features and changes, the biggest of which is the removal of all the skins (they are now in the More menu item).

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iOS Migration Continued

We announced our plans to migrate to the newest version of xcode recently and so far these plans have gone rather well with most tests passing without a problem. We did decide to disable bitcode by default which means the new build hint `ios.bitcode` will now default to `false` to avoid issues with some libraries that are still not up to date.

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