Posts tagged with "e4"

Dec 12th, 2014

EMF Forms 1.4.0 Feature #1: Support for alternative UI Technologies


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 you [...]

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Jul 11th, 2014

Migrating Eclipse 4 Applications from Kepler to Luna

The Eclipse 4.4 release, called “Luna”, was released on 26 June 2014. Since I participated in the migration of a couple of Eclipse 4 applications to the new release, I want to share my findings and also get feedback if other users found some things I didn’t come across yet. This post is focused on [...]

May 9th, 2014

e4 on RAP – How does it work

In the post in which we introduced e4 on RAP we promised to give you some technical background information how we managed to get e4 applications running on RAP – if you are interested in the background, read on. [ Editor’s note: See also Tom Schindl’s post on update for Luna M7. ] Preface There [...]

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May 9th, 2014

e4 on RAP – Update for Luna M7

Update to Luna M7 We’ve updated the codebase to the upstream Luna M7 bits – remember from the initial post – we had to fork some of the upstream bundles because they contained code we cannot support on RAP. Now the target we provide in our p2-repository matches the upstream codebase. Bugfixes / Features It [...]

Apr 10th, 2014

Introducing Eclipse 4 on RAP

Today I am happy to announce that RAP and Eclipse 4 can now be used together. Over the last couple of months we have been working with Tom Schindl, who will be reporting on RAP and Eclipse4 as a guest author on this blog. Integrating RAP and e4 has been an important goal for us [...]

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Apr 10th, 2014

Getting started with Eclipse 4 applications on RAP

In this blog post I’ll introduce you to using Eclipse 4 on RAP. Eclipse 4 on RAP means the use of Eclipse 4 API’s without the 3.x compat layer. Eclipse 3.x API users can simply stick to the plain vanilla 2.3 release of RAP. If you want to take advantage of the new Eclipse 4 [...]

Mar 27th, 2014

EMF Client Platform and EMF Forms on Eclipse 4 (e4)


With release 1.2.x, EMF Client Platform and EMF Forms officially support the Eclipse 4 Application Platform (e4). In fact, it has been possible since release 1.1.0 to develop e4 applications based on ECP and EMF Forms, but parts of the UI support were still bound to e3. In 1.2.x, we refactored these remaining pieces. Since [...]

Mar 12th, 2014

Introducing EMF Forms


In this blog post I would like to officially introduce a framework called EMF Forms, which will be part of the upcoming Luna release, too. The purpose of the framework is to ease the development and layout definition of form-based UIs that allow browsing, creation and data entry. EMF Forms also includes typical features of [...]

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Mar 5th, 2014

EMF Client Platform 1.2.0 released

We are very happy to announce release 1.2.0 of the EMF Client Platform (ECP)! The 1.2.0 release contains a lot of small improvements. The most noteworthy new features are: EMF Forms, a new sub component of EMF Client Platform support the efficient development of form-based UIs and can be used independently of ECP ECP and EMF [...]

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