Posts tagged with "eclipse"

Mar 5th, 2015

EMF Forms Developer Tooling: View Model Migration

EMF Forms makes it really simple to create forms in order to edit your data, based on an EMF model. To get started with EMF Forms please refer to our tutorial. We have recently released EMF Forms 1.5.0, which will also ship with the Eclipse Luna SR2 Modeling Tools. In this blog post, we describe [...]

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Mar 4th, 2015

Unit Testing in RAP 3.0

When you test components of a RAP application, you have to simulate the environment that RAP UI code normally runs in. Thanks to a new API, this becomes easier in RAP 3.0. In an earlier post, my colleague Johannes explained how to write unit tests for RAP 2.x. This approach required more boilerplate code to [...]

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Feb 10th, 2015

Talks selected for Modeling Symposium @ EclipseCon North America 2015

I am happy to present the selected talks for the Modeling Symposium for EclipseCon North America 2015. It is scheduled for the second day of the conference, i.e., Tuesday, March 10th, 5pm. The symposium aims to provide a forum for community members to present a brief overview of their work. We offer four 10-minute lightning [...]

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Jan 29th, 2015

OpenSource Week in the Alps

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Developing, enhancing and using open source frameworks is daily business for us. We create a lot of open source software as committers and contributors for projects at Eclipse.org (e.g. EMF Forms) and for other open source projects (e.g. qb). Our business is to make open source work for our customers. Although we spend a lot [...]

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Dec 15th, 2014

Call for Submission: Modeling Symposium @ EclipseCon North America 2015

I am happy to announce that Philip, Ed and I are organizing the Modeling Symposium for EclipseCon North America 2015. It is scheduled for the second day of the conference, i.e., Tuesday, March 10th. The symposium aims to provide a forum for community members to present a brief  overview of their work. We offer 10 minute lightning slots [...]

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Dec 14th, 2014

Eclipse December Democamp Munich 2014 – Retrospective

Last week, we hosted the Eclipse Democamp at our EclipseSource office in Munich. I think it was a great event and we really enjoyed the evening. I would like to say thanks again to: All the speakers (see the agenda here) EclipseSource, BSI AG and the Eclipse Foundation for sponsoring Angelika and Eva for helping [...]

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Dec 12th, 2014

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

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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 you [...]

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Dec 10th, 2014

RAP 3.0 Release Schedule Update

We have recently updated the RAP 3.0 release plan, it is now going to ship together with the Eclipse Mars release train in June 2015. I would like to provide some insight into this unusual update. As you may know, RAP was released in 6 month cycles for the past 2 years, adding a in-between [...]

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Nov 17th, 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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