The Google Web Toolkit (GWT) is a development toolkit for building and optimizing complex browser-based applications.

Monday, November 13th, 2006

GWT Code: gTraffic and Simile

Category: Google, GWT, Java, LiveEdit

Alistair Rutherford has released a couple of interesting pieces of functionality that revolve around GWT. The first is the launch of a GWT version of a UK road traffic site. The second is the launch of a GWT version of the Simile Timeline control, which is a GWT wrapper around the original API. This allows Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:55 am
1 Comment

3.7 rating from 27 votes

Monday, November 6th, 2006

Pyjamas: Pythons answer to GWT

Category: GWT, Python

If you are a python coder who doesn’t like JavaScript and wishes she could stay in python land more, maybe pyjamas is the framework for you. It is an early stage port of sorts of GWT. Given that a lot of python goes on at Google, they may be interested in this themselves, and it Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:54 pm

3.7 rating from 35 votes

Wednesday, November 1st, 2006

GWT 1.2 RC: Mac OS X Support

Category: Google, GWT

Bret Taylor of GWT (and Mr. Google Maps btw :) has announced RC1 of Google Web Toolkit 1.2. Full support for OS X development Develop with GWT on OS X as easily as on Linux and Windows Much faster hosted mode Debug your GWT apps much more quickly. Hosted mode startup time has improved significantly Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 4:55 pm

3.1 rating from 19 votes

Monday, October 23rd, 2006

Google Web Toolkit – Performance and Interoperability

Category: GWT, The Ajax Experience

The Google Web Toolkit (GWT) is Google’s solution to making Ajax development easy for Java programmers. Google’s Bruce Johnson spoke about GWT at The Ajax Experience on Monday. As we all know, Ajax development introduces some complexities (browser incompatabilities, managing numerous technologies within the page, etc.). GWT is a Java framework that nearly eliminates these Read the rest…

Posted by Tom Geer at 10:45 pm

2.9 rating from 20 votes

Tuesday, October 17th, 2006

GWT Roundtable Podcast

Category: GWT, Java, Recording

The latest Java Posse podcast is a 70-minute roundtable on GWT, featuring the GWT tech lead, the GWT widget library keeper, and the developer of GPokr, join Posse hosts Dick Wall, Carl Quinn, and Joe Nuxoll. Robert Hanson – Keeper of the GWT Widget Library Blog – GWT Widget Library – Ryan Dewsbury Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 2:06 pm

3.5 rating from 34 votes

Thursday, October 12th, 2006

Instantiations GWT Designer

Category: Announcements, GWT

Googles GWT toolkit came flying out of the gates. We instantly saw interest, and many components were getting created. It fit the need of the “I am a Java developer but I don’t want to learn JavaScript” profile. Vendors are getting behind GWT too. One example is the new GWT Designer from Instantations: GWT Designerâ„¢ Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:20 am

4 rating from 33 votes

Saturday, September 2nd, 2006

Google Image Labeler: Collaborative Tagging Game

Category: Ajax, Comet, Games, Google, GWT, Usability

Google has released Google Image Labeler, a streaming Ajax app that makes it fun to label (tag) images apparently built with GWT (via TechCrunch). It’s a real-time collaborative app, where you work with an online partner, assigned by Google, to look at the same image and decide on some labels together. It works like this: Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 4:53 am

4.2 rating from 90 votes