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Aria Templates 1.4.8

We’re happy to inform that Aria Templates 1.4.8 has been released. Here are the key highlights: Dialog widget for touch devices A new dialog widget has been added to the framework. It supports animations and reacts to touch events. See #627 Other touch widgets for mobile A Button widget that highlights on tap, a Link …

Aria Templates 1.4.7

We’re happy to inform that Aria Templates 1.4.7 has been released. Here are the key highlights: Bindable disabled attribute This commit introduces the possibility to bind the disabled attribute of all input-based html widgets as well as the select html widget. See #618 HTML select widget The select widget has 3 properties: – a list …

Generator for AT project scaffolding

Following the modern trend in web development, we are happy to tell you that the Aria Templates automatic tool to create project scaffolding is here. Now, with the generator-ariatemplates, creating a basic AT project, a single AT skeleton file and an ‘Hello World’ project is something that you can do very fast. The goal of …

Aria Templates 1.4.6

We’re happy to inform that Aria Templates 1.4.6 has been released. Here are the key highlights: @html:RadioButton The Radio button HTML widget with 3 properties: ‘name’, ‘value’ and bindable property: ‘selectedValue’. See #567 Allow any type in TextInput widget Allow the use of any html5 type in html TextInput widget. See #551 add npmignore Significantly …

Aria Templates 1.4.5

These are the changes introduced between 1.4.4 and 1.4.5 Addition of beforePageTransition event See #518 Addition of storage settings in the page engine site configuration Navigation managers used both for hash and for history-based navigations in the page engine rely on local storage browser capabilities to store the associations between urls and pageId’s. The saved …

Aria Templates 1.4.4

Unlike Spring that we are still waiting for in south of France, a new release of Aria Templates has landed into the repository. These are the changes introduced between 1.4.3 and 1.4.4 Double slider widget Add a DoubleSlider widget to the touch widget library. This widget has two independently movale thumbs. Close #489 See #489 …

Userscripts: Augmenting and automating web browsing and debugging

If you’re a JavaScript developer and don’t know what “userscript” means, you should keep reading. Userscripts are a powerful way to enhance and personalize your browsing experience and also help in some specific debugging purposes (without the power of the Fiddler, but much easier to use). The implemention of the idea started off in 2004 …

Aria Templates 1.4.2

This release marks a backward compatibility change and it’s the first one in the 1.4 family. Changes are mainly about code cleaning and removing old features. But first let’s see what’s new History enhancement Singleton class aria.utils.History provides a cross-browser implementation of HTML5 native history API. With respect to the previous version, this one is …

Using timezonejs in an Aria Templates application

Introduction Playing with timezone in javascript can be problematic not because of the timezone offset calculation, which can easily be done with the getTimezoneOffset method of a date object, but because of the DST (daylight saving time) policy of the local countries/states. Let’s take New York and Paris as an example. The official timezones for …

Aria Templates 1.3.7

In 1.3.6 we focused on stability, without adding many features. These are the changes introduced between 1.3.5 and 1.3.7 CSS Animations Add CSS animations, like slide, fade, pop and flip, using the utility aria.utils.css.Animations See #414 Error tool tip enhancement Currently the logic for the error tool tip is contained within aria.widgets.form.Input, the aim of …