Tag Archives: gwt

What do you use for client to server communication with GWT?

Questions: GWT RPC is proprietary but looks solid, supported with patterns by Google, and is mentioned by every book and tutorial I’ve seen. Is it really the choice for GWT client/server communcation? Do you use it and if not why and what you chose? I assume that I have generic server application code that can… Read More »

How to group gwt-rpc calls?

Questions: With DWR it is possible to group together several service calls into one single HTTP request : dwr batch feature This feature is very useful to reduce the latency of an ajax application. Is there a way to do something similar with GWT / GWT-RPC ? Thanks for your help Answers: Google’s Ray Ryan… Read More »

Is GWT's RPC different from AJAX?

Questions: How is GWT (Google Web Toolkit)’s RPC (Remote Procedure Call)’s for Asynchronous operations from browser/javascript to server is DIFFERENT or SIMILAR when compared to the AJAX calls ? If they are different, could someone help me understand how they are different ? I also heard that this RPC implementation does not works with all… Read More »

Installing GWT plugin with Eclipse

Questions: I am trying to use GWT and I am very new to it. Following the doc, I tried to install the GWT plugin for Eclipse but then I have an error message : Cannot complete the install because one or more required items could not be found. Software being installed: Google Plugin for Eclipse… Read More »

Is GWT's RPC different from AJAX?

Questions: How is GWT (Google Web Toolkit)’s RPC (Remote Procedure Call)’s for Asynchronous operations from browser/javascript to server is DIFFERENT or SIMILAR when compared to the AJAX calls ? If they are different, could someone help me understand how they are different ? I also heard that this RPC implementation does not works with all… Read More »

RIght-Click in GWT?

Questions: I am building an AJAX web app with GWT, and I want to use right-click for various things, just like in a desktop app. However, right-click produces the standard Web context menu and void onClick(ClickEvent event) never gets called. Has anyone figured out how to get this to work? thanks! Answers: easy peasy, add… Read More »

Django + GWT or Jquery

Questions: I have made a complex models structure in django. I had planned to render this structure using GWT, but with python the option to communicate whit it are: – using JSON and in this case I have to duplicate the models structure in javascript objects (see gwt tutorial). – python-gwt-rpc is a remote procedure… Read More »

Basic File upload in GWT

Questions: I’m trying to figure out how to upload one file using GWTs FileUpload widget. I’m using GWT and Google AppEngine with Java but I would like to upload file to my own Linux server. I have the following code already but now I can’t figure out how to submit my file to the Google… Read More »

A good alternative to GWT for Clojure

Questions: I am writing a webapp in Clojure. I almost want to use Google Web Toolkit for the frontend — since I can just write Clojure/Java code, and have the library automatically generate the Javascript/AJAX. However, for some reason, GWT does not sem to be used much in the real world. Is there something that… Read More »