January 3, 2017

All modern browsers have scalable vector graphic (SVG) file support. But there are several display options for these files. The simplest method is to display the file directly as an image: <img src=”test.svg” alt=”My Test SVG File”> However, in so doing, you lose a unique function of SVG files because it is no longer possible

January 3, 2017

With HTML5/JavaScript applications, item positioning on a screen falls into two categories: relative positioning or absolute positioning. Absolute positioning for mobile applications should be avoided (with few exceptions) since mobile devices vary greatly. Relative positioning can be tricky to get just right, however. Below are a few quick and easy tricks to position items better

April 3, 2012

Introduction Developers that have started using CM WebClient 1.8 Mobile’s touch optimized templates usually find that creating a mobile web app deployment is straightforward. But while deployment as a web app is acceptable for some, other developers creating commercial and specialized applications often benefit from native deployment. For example, you may need to use the

June 28, 2011

In many circumstances you need programmatic control of the IBM i authentication process, for example in single sign on situations. Please follow these basic steps for to implement. Note that this method will work for both standard WebClient and for WebClient Mobile applications 1. Create a Plex function to accept your User Id and Password.

June 13, 2011

For many developers it is more convenient to link your CA Plex GEN folders directly into your Eclipse workspace, eliminating the need to run ANT scripts and move the Java source files. Eclipse will detect the fact that you have generated / changed your source files from CA Plex and will automatically build if you desire this.

April 17, 2010

To add an application server web session listener to your WebClient application, ensure that this  XML fragment is present under the web-app element in your web.xml. <listener> <listener-class>com.adcaustin.webclient.servletproxy.WebSessionListener</listener-class> </listener> When the listener is installed, then application clean-up will occur immediately when the session times out (as determined by the application server’s timeout settings). The user closing their browser

January 30, 2010

The January 2010 WebClient newsletter is available at this link. Highlights of this edition include: New guide published for deploying applications to Websphere New tip published for implementing an Ajax style wait cursor Version 1.4.19 released CA World planned for May 2010, with extensive virtual conference. WebClient will be on display.

January 14, 2010

This guide will walk you through the steps required to implement an Ajaxy ‘busy’ indicator for a CA Plex / WebClient application. The indicator signals to the user that the web application is processing their request, and to wait until it finishes. On the web this indicator usually takes the form of an animated GIF