Google API Library for GWT updated for GWT 2.0

Posted by Chris Ramsdale - Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 2:00:00 PM

We are pleased to announce updates to the Google API Libraries for the Google Web Toolkit project. The Google API Libraries for GWT project allows GWT developers to access some of Google's popular JavaScript APIs. This release includes updates of five libraries: Visualization, Gears, Gadgets, Search, Language, and AjaxLoader.

Highlights of this release include:

  • Libraries updated to GWT 2.0 compatibility
  • Samples refactored to use war project structure
  • Added Eclipse project files and ant script to all samples


  • Added support for all image-charts: ImageAreaChart, ImageBarChart, ImageLineChart, ImagePieChart, ImageSparklineChart
  • Added wrapper for Toolbar
  • Updated Visualization API bindings to be up-to-date with published documentation


  • Added support for the BlobBuilder class and Blob.getBytes() method
  • Added support for the Gears Canvas and Desktop's BlobMetaData object


  • Added support for multiple views and the Views API mapping


  • Added support for new languages (Amharic, Greek, Persian, Russian, Sanskrit, Serbian, Tigrinya, Yiddish)


  • Added support for the google.loader.ClientLocation API
  • Added support for custom hostnames for enterprise users

For more detailed information please refer to the release notes.

These updates are now available for download at the Google API Libraries for GWT project hosted on Google Code.

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