Nov 21st, 2014

RAP 3.0 M3: revised ScrollBar, row templates in Nebula Grid

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Last Friday, 14 November 2014, we published another milestone build for RAP: RAP 3.0 M3. It is available for download from https://www.eclipse.org/rap/downloads/. This milestone is mostly about theming improvements. What’s included? Modernized ScrollBars In the default theme, ScrollBars now have a more modern look and feel. They are invisible until they are “activated” by the [...]

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Nov 17th, 2014

Highly Efficient Java & JavaScript Integration

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Over the past 4 months I’ve been working on integrating Java and JavaScript in a highly efficient manner. Rhino and Nashorn are two common JavaScript runtimes, but these did not meet my requirements in a number of areas: Neither support ‘Primitives‘. All interactions with these platforms require wrapper classes such as Integer, Double or Boolean. [...]

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Nov 14th, 2014

EclipseCon 2015 — Final Call For Submissions

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The EclipseCon 2015 submission deadline is Monday November 17th. Of course we are looking for great Eclipse / OSGi / RCP content, but we are also looking for talks on really cool Java technologies, Cloud Development, Languages and Tools, Modeling or anything else you think the Eclipse community would be interested in. EclipseCon is being [...]

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Nov 13th, 2014

EMF Fuzz Testing

Many test cases for an application involve data defined by the data model. To achieve good test coverage it is customary to run the test cases for a variety of input data sets. This can be achieved by manually specifying input data. However, this is a complex task and it is easy to miss important [...]

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Nov 11th, 2014

EMF Model Migration: Edapt Graduation and 1.0 Release

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Finally, we have graduated and released Edapt 1.0! Edapt has been in productive use in several projects for quite some time now, but was still not graduated. This has finally changed. Congrats to the team! What is Edapt? Edapt is an EMF framework to migrate instances of EMF models. Whenever you change your Ecore, all instances [...]

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Oct 31st, 2014

Highlights from the EclipseCon

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Another EclipseCon has come to an end, and again we’re coming home with enough inspiration for months to come. Here are our highlights from EclipseCon Europe 2014. The power of Eclipse This year we premiered our talk “10 platforms in 30 minutes”. The clients in our demonstration used different UI technologies, including SWT, Swing, HTML [...]

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Oct 31st, 2014

RAP at EclipseCon Europe 2014

EclipseCon Europe was another great event which showed us how active the European Eclipse Community is. It is really great to see Eclipse still thriving after more than 10 years. This year I had the opportunity to present a different aspect of RAP - as an enabler for a couple of our products. The interest [...]

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Oct 23rd, 2014

EMF Forms 1.4.0 Feature #2: New View Model Elements

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In this blog series, I describe the five most notable new features of EMF Forms 1.4.0. EMF Forms is a framework to efficiently develop form-based UIs based on a given data model. Please refer to this tutorial for an introduction to EMF Forms and to this post for an overview of the series. As notable [...]

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Oct 16th, 2014

EMF Forms 1.4.0 Feature #3: Styling Capabilities

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In this blog series, I describe the five most notable new features of EMF Forms 1.4.0. EMF Forms is a framework to efficiently develop form-based UIs based on a given data model. Please refer to this tutorial for an introduction to EMF Forms and to this post for an overview of the series. As notable [...]

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