GWT 2.0 Adds a Bunch of New Tools
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The second version of GWT improves developer workflow with the UIBinder. The UIBinder method allows designers to create declarative UIs in XML and give those files to developers for loading into the application at runtime. This workflow is intended to speed up the transition of design elements into functioning applications. The UIBinder template can include an associated CSS widget style that allows widgets to be used across different applications with the same look.
GWT 2.0 also improves debugging with the new Developer Plugin. Developers can use the plugin to debug in any browser with their preferred tools (e.g. Firebug). The Development Mode works across the network to test web apps on any combination of browsers and operating systems. Development Mode can be used in any Java IDE.
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