Product: Citrix Receiver

  1. Session Catalog Is Live: Design Your Citrix Synergy Experience!

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      It’s easier than ever to design your own conference experience at Citrix Synergy 2015, in Orlando May 12–14. The session catalog just launched with an incredible mix of strategy sessions, new product deep dives and interactive panel discussions along with practical training on architecture, design, deployment and support of mobile workspaces. You’ll have plenty of options for customizing Synergy to suit your interests and your ...

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  2. X1 Skin for NetScaler Gateway

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    One comment I’ve heard repeatedly is that whilst the new X1 UI is great, the users accessing it need to access this via NetScaler Gateway.   So, the question becomes, can we please re-brand that as well? The short answer is yes – that is very much on the list of active work.  However, it isn’t part of the tech preview.  So, in this blog I’m going ...

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  3. Accessing ICA RTT Metrics for Citrix HDX and XenDesktop and XenApp

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    One of the useful metrics available for ICA is a latency measurement known as the Round Trip Time (RTT).  This is basically the time interval measured at the client between the first step (user action) and the last step (graphical response displayed). This metric can be thought of as a measurement of the screen lag that a user experiences while interacting with an application hosted ...

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  4. Receiver X1 APIs

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        This blog is a break from the format of the rest of the series to give a quick list of all the APIs available for customization. I’m choosing to give this out in blog format to emphasise that this is the tentative API set. Please give feedback, so we can adjust as needed by V1 – at which point it will get more formal documentation. The ...

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  5. Scripting X1

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    We finished the last blog with a quick script example. Script scares people – after all this is real programming, and indeed you can do some very advanced stuff – but the basics are pretty simple, and I’ll be giving some cookie cutter examples as we go. To reiterate the example from last time, we added an “acceptance” dialog to the start of X1. Here was the ...

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  6. Cisco Releases VXME Update for Jabber

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    The best way to deliver Cisco’s Jabber® client from Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop is with the Cisco Virtualization Experience Media Engine (VXME). Jabber is Cisco’s flagship Unified Communications client, supporting presence, instant messaging (IM), desktop sharing and audio-video conferencing. The key to delivering Unified Communications clients like Jabber at scale in a desktop virtualization environment is to offload the media processing to the user device ...

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  7. Announcing the Citrix Synergy 2015 Guest Speakers

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      Back in October, we asked you to submit proposals to be a guest speaker at Citrix Synergy 2015, in Orlando May 12–14. Little did we know our Call for Topics would yield such an accomplished and talented group! Guest presenters are one of the highlights of Synergy every year. Our featured speakers represent a range of industries including healthcare and education, consulting and financial services, and ...

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  8. X1 Customization: Going deeper with CSS

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    This is my third blog post in a series related to the Receiver X1 Tech Preview. We have shared some background about X1 and practical tips to deploy X1. In this post we will dive deeper on how to customize with CSS.   CSS The key to customization in X1 is Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). This is a standard part of the HTML specification familiar to web developers. ...

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  9. Citrix End-User Experience Survey

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    Partners/Resellers/Distributors/CSPs/Consultants: Please share this blog or link with your customers or if you have non-technical colleagues, your organization could participate too!   Customers! We’d like to ask your help with a survey aimed at evaluating the Citrix-delivered app or desktop user experience for users within your organization who are on XenApp or XenDesktop versions 6.5 and above. This is a chance for Citrix users in your company to ...

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  10. Preparing For NPAPI Being Disabled by Google Chrome

    To improve Chrome's security and stability, Google announced late last year that NPAPI plugin support, a capability we've depended on for years, will be disabled by default in Chrome in April 2015. The NPAPI plugin that Receiver for Windows and Mac install enables Receiver for Web to detect that Receiver is installed and enables users to launch applications simply by clicking on them. The removal of ...

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