Remote Application Platform

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Remote Application Platform
Developer(s) Eclipse Foundation
Stable release 2.0.0 / February 11, 2013; 17 months ago (2013-02-11)
Written in Java
Operating system Cross-platform
Available in Multilingual
Type Ajax-enabled rich Internet application
License Eclipse Public License
Website www.eclipse.org/rap

Remote Application Platform (RAP, formerly Rich Ajax Platform[1]) Project is an open-source software project under the Eclipse Technology Project which aims to enable software developers to build Ajax-enabled rich Internet applications by using the Eclipse development model, plugins and a Java-only application programming interface (API). It can be considered a counterpart for web development to the Rich Client Platform (RCP). The API is very similar to RCP so developers who know RCP can reuse extant knowledge. RAP encourages sharing source code between RCP and RAP applications to reduce the development effort for business applications that need both desktop-based and web-based front ends.

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  1. ^ Jochen Krause (Nov 26, 2012). "RAP becomes the Remote Application Platform". EclipseSource. Retrieved 14 December 2012. 

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