Jan 18th, 2017

Tutorial: AES Encryption and Decryption with OpenSSL

AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) is a symmetric-key encryption algorithm. Symmetric-key algorithms are algorithms for cryptography that use the same cryptographic keys for both encryption of plaintext and decryption of ciphertext. In this tutorial we will demonstrate how to encrypt plaintext using the OpenSSL command line and decrypt the cipher using the OpenSSL C++ API. The [...]

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Jan 11th, 2017

JSON Forms – Day 3 – Extending the UI Schema

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JSON Forms is a framework to efficiently build form-based web UIs. These UIs are targeted at entering, modifying and viewing data and are usually embedded within an application. JSONForms eliminates the need to write HTML templates and Javascript for manual databinding to create customizable forms by leveraging the capabilities of JSON and JSON schema as [...]

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Jan 2nd, 2017

EMF Forms 1.11.0 Feature: Grid Table and more

With Neon.1, we released EMF Forms 1.11.0. EMF Forms makes it really simple to create forms which edit your data based on an EMF model. To get started with EMF Forms please refer to our tutorial. In this post, we wish to outline the improvements in the release 1.10.0: An alternative table renderer based on [...]

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Dec 27th, 2016

JSON Forms – Day 2 – Introducing the UI Schema

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JSON Forms is a framework to efficiently build form-based web UIs. These UIs are targeted at entering, modifying and viewing data and are usually embedded within an application. JSONForms eliminates the need to write HTML templates and Javascript for manual databinding to create customizable forms by leveraging the capabilities of JSON and JSON schema as [...]

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Dec 22nd, 2016

EMF Forms and EMF Client Platform 1.11.0 released!

We are happy to announce that together with Neon.2, we have released EMF Forms and EMF Client Platform 1.11.0! We want to thank our continuously active team of 12 contributors (36 contributors over all). EMF Forms is a framework focused on the creation of form-based UIs. EMF Client Platform is designed to support the development of [...]

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Dec 21st, 2016

JSON Forms – Make-It-Happen Blog Series – Pilot

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JSON Forms is a framework to efficiently build form-based web UIs. These UIs are targeted at entering, modifying and viewing data and are usually embedded within an application. JSONForms eliminates the need to write HTML templates and Javascript for manual databinding to create customizable forms by leveraging the capabilities of JSON and JSON schema as [...]

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Dec 7th, 2016

Eclipse Converge and Devoxx US

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EclipseCon North America has become Eclipse Converge in 2017 and is now combined with Devoxx US. Let us briefly discuss why this is great for YOU as attendee and last but not least as speaker. So why go there from an attendee perspective? Devoxx is a very renowned and successful series of conferences – mainly in Europe [...]

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Nov 25th, 2016

YubiKey — Code signing with a smart card

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Code signing and verification is the process of digitally signing executables or scripts to ensure that the software you are executing has not been altered since it was signed. I previously outlined how to perform code signing and verification with OpenSSL, using both the command line and OpenSSL API. While the tutorial explained how to [...]

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Nov 15th, 2016

Running EMF Client Platform + EMFStore as RAP application on Tomcat

Building an application to view and edit data is really simple using the EMF Client Platform. This includes form-based editors based on EMF Forms. Add EMFStore to the mix and you get collaborative editing and versioning. All of this is merely a matter of defining an EMF model for your data. If you want to [...]

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