Mar 24th, 2016

Tabris.js 1.7 is here

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Tabris.js 1.7 is here, now! It features the ability to set rounded corners on widgets, a system bar theme for Android and iOS, simplified syntax for the creation of widgets and much more. Read on for the highlights! Rounded corners on widgets The new property cornerRadius allows you to apply a rounded clipping to the corners of a [...]

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Mar 9th, 2016

EMF Forms 1.8.0 Feature: Factories for TreeViewer and TableViewer

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With Mars.2, we released EMF Forms 1.8.0. 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 one of the new features of release 1.8.0: A factory API to [...]

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Mar 3rd, 2016

Plan Your EclipseCon NA with the Conference App

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EclipseCon North America is just around the corner, and the EclipseCon NA 2016 app has finally arrived to help you make the best of the conference! Update: A Windows app is now also available: The app makes it really easy to explore the conference program and build your personal schedule. Here is what you can [...]

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Feb 29th, 2016

Tabris.js: Declarative UI in 100 lines of functional programming

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Hi, as this is my first post on the EclipseSource Blog, I thought I would introduce myself. I’m Shai Alon – new employee at EclipseSource and the mobile developer evangelist for the Tabris.js technology. I am a full stack JavaScript expert and my previous job was a team leader of a full stack JavaScript team [...]

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Feb 29th, 2016

EclipseSource Oomph Profile: Updated to Mars.2

Mars.2 was successfully released on Friday, February 26st. “Mars.2” is the second “service release” for Mars (former SR2). We updated the EclipseSource Oomph Profile accordingly, so, if you use our profile, you just need to restart your Eclipse IDE, and all updates will be applied for you. If you are running multiple instances, please close all except [...]

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Feb 29th, 2016

EMF Forms and EMF Client Platform 1.8.0 released!

We are happy to announce that together with Mars.2, we have released  EMF Forms and EMF Client Platform 1.8.0! We want to thank all committers and contributors for their work as well as the active ecosystem of users and adopters for the feedback and support! EMF Forms is a framework focused on the creation of [...]

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Feb 24th, 2016

Estimations in the Face of Psychology: The Anchoring Effect

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Estimations play a central role in every commercial software project. Whenever a feature is discussed, planned or scheduled the need for an estimation is not far. In this blog entry, I want to investigate one bias in particular and its effect on estimations in software development: The Anchoring effect. Unknown biases distort our relation to [...]

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Feb 15th, 2016

Tabris.js 1.6 is here

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Tabris.js 1.6 is out now! Featuring: Cordova 6 update, a new widget ActivityIndicator, real fullscreen and a preliminary integration with Chrome debug tools. Check out the highlights below. Cordova 6 update With this release we updated the Tabris.js build service and platforms to the latest Cordova version. This update ensures compatibility with the latest Cordova plugin API, fixes a security [...]

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Feb 11th, 2016

EMF Forms 1.8.0 Feature: Ecore Editor Reloaded

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With Mars.2, we release EMF Forms 1.8.0. EMF Forms makes it really simple to create forms that edit your data, based on an EMF model. To get started with EMF Forms please refer to our getting started tutorial. In this post, we want to outline one of the new features: a new version of the [...]

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