Glue42

Is it really that easy to Glue-enable your application?

Let’s investigate with the short JavaScript scenario of opening two tabbed windows from within your current application.

Here are the steps:

  1. Copy the Glue42 JavaScript SDK files to a subfolder of your application dir, e.g. lib. The files are available under the Glue42 installation dir (%localappdata%\Tick42\GlueSDK\GlueJS)
  2. Include a reference to the glue42 JavaScript APIs. Below is the code for that<script type="text/javascript" src="./lib/tick42-glue.min.js"></script>
  3. Go to your application project and add the codeGlue().then((glue) => { window.glue = glue; });to initialize and register the Glue42 library
  4. You can open as many tabbed windows as you want. Declare a window opener Promise object for each window with code, similar to the one below. Note that everything with process management is asynchronousvar launchGlue42Promise = glue.windows.open('glue42Tab', 'https://www.glue42.com/', { mode: 'tab', tabGroupId: "dynamicTabGroup", title: 'Glue42', top: 200, left: 800, width: 900, height: 600 });
  5. Invoke your window opener Promises with code, similar to the one belowPromise.all([launchGlue42Promise, launchGooglePromise]) .then((windows) => { const result = `Successfully opened windows: window Ids: ${windows[0].id} | ${windows[1].id}`; document.getElementById('result').innerHTML = result; });

And voila! You have your new tabs open!

Check the following video for a similar example.

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We proved it is super easy to glue-enable an application.

Stay tuned for more practical advice!