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TY - CONF AU - Galatas, E. AU - Asko, A. AU - Matli, E. AU - Roderick, C. ED - Furukawa, Kazuro ED - Yan, Yingbing ED - Leng, Yongbin ED - Chen, Zhichu ED - Schaa, Volker R.W. TI - WRAP - A Web-Based Rapid Application Development Framework for CERN’s Controls Infrastructure J2 - Proc. of ICALEPCS2021, Shanghai, China, 14-22 October 2021 CY - Shanghai, China T2 - International Conference on Accelerator and Large Experimental Physics Control Systems T3 - 18 LA - english AB - To ensure stable operation of CERN’s accelerator complex, many Devices need to be controlled. To meet this need, over 500 custom Graphical User Interfaces (GUI) have been developed using Java Swing, Java FX, NetBeans, Eclipse SWT, etc. These represent a high maintenance cost, particularly considering the global evolution of the GUI technology landscape. The new Web-based Rapid Application Platform (WRAP) provides a centralized, zero-code, drag-n-drop means of GUI creation. It aims to replace a significant percentage of existing GUIs and ease new developments. Integration with the Controls Configuration Service (CCS) provides rich infrastructure metadata to support application configuration, whilst following the associated equipment lifecycle (e.g. renames, upgrades, dismantling). Leveraging the CERN Accelerator Logging Service (NXCALS) and the Unified Controls Acquisition and Processing (UCAP) platform, allows WRAP users to respectively, create GUIs showing historical data, and interface with complex data-stream processing. The plugin architecture will allow teams to further extend the tool as needed. This paper describes the WRAP architecture, design, status, and outlook. PB - JACoW Publishing CP - Geneva, Switzerland SP - 894 EP - 898 KW - controls KW - GUI KW - interface KW - framework KW - software DA - 2022/03 PY - 2022 SN - 2226-0358 SN - 978-3-95450-221-9 DO - doi:10.18429/JACoW-ICALEPCS2021-THPV013 UR - https://jacow.org/icalepcs2021/papers/thpv013.pdf ER -