Posts tagged with "eclipse"

Feb 4th, 2016

New in the RAP Incubator: Charts with d3 and nvd3

Charts Examples

Some time ago we’ve created a draft for a Chart widget for RAP, based on the famous D3.js. Together with one of our partners, we decided to carry this work forward and make it available in the RAP Incubator. D3 is a very flexible framework to turn data into dynamic charts. Looking at their examples, [...]

Jan 19th, 2016

Nebula Rich Text Editor in RAP


When you need rich text editing in a RAP application, things are getting easier. You may know that there is a RichText component in the RAP Incubator. It’s around for a long time and we found it’s time for this component to graduate. Interestingly, the Nebula project also provides a RichText editor for SWT, that [...]

Jan 15th, 2016

Eclipse 4 (e4) Tutorials updated

It has been almost 4 years since we published the first version of the Eclipse 4 (e4) tutorial. Since then, we have published several extensions and, thanks to the feedback of the community, continuously improved the content. Now it is time for a major update. First of all, I completely rewrote a related blog article [...]

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Jan 8th, 2016

Migrating from Eclipse 3.x to Eclipse 4.x – Or: Which Platform to use?

The release of Eclipse 4.x (e4) raised the question of how to migrate existing Eclipse 3.x applications to Eclipse 4.x (e4). In this tutorial I will review the options for developing Eclipse plugins and applications with the new platform. Looking forward to your comments and additions. Previous parts (part 1-7 ) of this tutorial are available now [...]

Dec 23rd, 2015

Eclipse Democamp December Munich 2015


It has already been two weeks since we hosted the “Christmas” democamp in Munich. It was a great event with a lot of interesting demonstrations and conversations. I would like to thank all the speakers for giving great presentations! Like always, we were sold out and I am very happy, that again almost all registered [...]

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Dec 22nd, 2015

RAP 3.1 M4 is here

gc transformation

This is a quick look at the new features in RAP 3.1 M4, which has been available for download since last week. Transformation Support for Canvas The Canvas’ GraphicsContext now implements the setTransform method: Transformation support became possible as a consequence of dropping support for older IE versions in RAP 3.0 earlier this year. Column [...]

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Dec 14th, 2015

The next Eclipse release / EclipseSource Room?


A simple, but nice thing about Eclipse releases are their names. Traditionally, Eclipse releases have been named after moons or other space-related phenomena. This started in 2006, when the 3.2 release was named “Callisto”. After Europa, Ganymede and Galileo, another simple, but great idea was to order the release by the first letter of their [...]

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Dec 10th, 2015

J2V8 as an OSGi Bundle

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J2V8 is a set of Java Bindings for V8. I’m happy to announce that with the 3.1 release, we now ship J2V8 as an OSGi bundle. This means that you can easily use J2V8 on your favourite OSGi runtime, or as an Eclipse plugin. To make it even easier to consume, we’ve also made J2V8 [...]

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Nov 17th, 2015

EMF Client Platform 1.7.0 Feature: EMF Change Broker


With Mars.1, we released EMF Client Platform and EMF Forms 1.7.0. EMF Forms is a framework focused on the creation of form-based UIs. If you are not yet familiar with EMF Forms, please refer to this tutorial for a introduction of EMF Forms. EMF Forms is a sub component of the EMF Client Platform, which [...]

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