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This is the archived New & Noteworthy page that is also part of  4.1.1.Final

What's New in 4.1.1.Beta1


Hybrid Mobile (Cordova) Tools

Export Native Platform Project Wizard

Exports Hybrid Mobile projects as XCode or Android projects.


Related JIRA: JBIDE-13651

Export Mobile Application Wizard

Sister wizard to the Export Native Platform Project Wizard. Export Mobile Application Wizard creates compiled binary for running on the targeted platform(s).

Related JIRA: JBIDE-15197

Cordova Plug-in Discovery Wizard

Discover and install Cordova Plug-ins from a registry to your Hybrid Mobile projects. Wizard also enables installation of plug-ins via a Git repository or from a directory.


Related JIRA: JBIDE-13647

Project Explorer extensions for Cordova Plug-ins

Extends the Project Explorer so that installed Cordova Plug-ins are visible, enables easy installation and removal of Cordova Plugins. Also enables the properties view for installed Cordova Plug-ins.



Cordova 3 support in CordovaSim

CordovaSim is moved to the simulation of Cordova 3 projects. Now it is able to simulate the environment of Cordova 3.1, multiple version support is in our plans for JBoss Tools 4.2.0.

CordovaSim running Cordova 3 Application

Related JIRA: JBIDE-15302

Simulation of Touch Events

BrowserSim and CordovaSim got touch events simulation. It gives the ability to simulate touchstart, touchend and touchmove events as if the device is touched with a finger.

Touch Events Simulation

Touch Events Simulation

The simulation is disabled by default. You should use the context menu to enable it:

Enable Touch Events

Related JIRA: JBIDE-12192


Application Wizard

Multiple Domains

OpenShift now allows you to have several domains. You may own multiple domains if you are on Silver Plan. But it’s also possible to get access to other peoples domains. JBoss Tools now supports these setups and lets you choose the domain you’re creating an application for.

application wizard manage domain

The OpenShift Explorer now shows a domain-node.

multi domain in explorer

And we offer you a wizard to create, rename and delete your domains.

domain wizard

Related JIRA: JBIDE-12574

Environment Variables

Environment varibales in OpenShift allow you to easily customize your application at runtime. JBoss Tools allows you to provide environment variables when creating an application.

application wizard env variables
application wizard env variables

Existing applications may also have their environment variables modified.

edit environment variables

Related JIRA: JBIDE-15597

Tail Files

Tail files for scaled applications

In Beta1 we now allow you to inspect the log files on all gears of a scalable application. When executing "Tail Files…​" we’ll show you the number of gears that an application is running on.

tail log files multiple gears

We’ll then open a separate console for each of them and allow you to inspect all logs.

multiple consoles

Related JIRA: JBIDE-15484

Embedding Cartridges

Warn on incompatible cartridges

In Beta1 we start to warn you when you try to embed an incompatible cartridge. We’ll prmpt you with a warning that the non-scalable phpmyadmin cartridge cannot get added to a scalable application.

tail log files multiple gears

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