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Blog Archive for gkbrown during October 2008

Earlier this week I came across this article on Inside RIA: http://www.insideria.com/2008/08/i-accept-the-one-million-recor.html I decided to see how Pivot would handle this challenge. The results can be seen here: http://pivot-toolkit.org/demos/large_data.html Like the author of the Flex version, I omitted the 1,000,000 row dataset from the online example due to file size. However, I did run the...
Pivot 1.0.1 contains a couple features we wanted to get in for version 1.0 but didn't have time, as well as a number of minor bug fixes. Specifically, component skins are now all drawn using gradients, producing a much more modern UI appearance, and an Accordion component has been added. This version supersedes the previous 1.0.0 release. Pivot 1.0 buttons: Pivot 1.0.1 buttons:
To help developers get up and running with Pivot more quickly, we've posted a Pivot "starter kit" at pivot-toolkit.org. This zip file contains everything required to build and launch a simple Pivot application on the desktop or in a web browser. Requires Ant 1.7 to build.
The Pivot development team is happy to announce the release of Pivot 1.0. Pivot is an open-source framework for building high-quality, cross-platform applications that are deployable both via the web and to the desktop. It began as an R&D effort at VMware but has now been made available to the community as an option for developers who want to build rich internet (RIA) applications in Java....