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  • Create new project - How to create a new project and and adjust your preferences. 
  • Project structure - How a RapidClipse project is structured by default (software application layers).

Database development

  • JPA & Hibernate - The entire database development with RapidClipse is based on JPA and Hibernate. This is why you should read this short introduction.
  • Sample database - How to add the Northwind sample database with which you can experiment.
  • Create data source - How to create one or more data sources.
  • Entities - How to create entities that can be generated from a database, how to edit, add, delete and define relationships, and how to let them generate an entire database. One of the most important chapters of this documentation. 
  • Database access (data access) - Database queries using SQL JPA and native SQL. strings.

Designing graphical interfaces

  • Base technologies - How user interfaces created with RapidClipse work. You should understand the functional principle behind it.
  • Build interface - Difference between UI and View and functional principle of the Navigator. It’s essential to understand the functional principle.
  • Data binding - Connect graphical interfaces to entities, read out data from the user interface and export edited data.
  • Layouts - Almost any user interface is based on a layout, so the interface automatically adapts to any screen size. Therefore, this chapter is essential.
  • UI components - Description of all UI components.
  • Forms (XdevFieldGroup) - All about the forms.
  • UI functions - How to access windows, create master-detail views, deposit keyboard shortcuts, internationalize and persist the entire surface.
  • Declarative programming - Development of user interfaces with XML as an alternative to drag & drop.

RapidClipse Framework

XDEV Mobile Kit

How to access native system and device functions on mobile devices, including device buttons, cameras, geolocation, NFC interfaces, etc.


Preview - Preview of the current view in the web browser.


  • Web application - Complete the project as a web application.
  • Mobile apps - Complete the project as hybrid mobile app for Android and iOS.
  • Desktop applications - Complete the project as a traditional Java desktop application (client-server or fat client).
  • XDEV Cloud deployment - Deploy, test and host the project as a web application in the XDEV Cloud.


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