Posts tagged with "emf"

Apr 17th, 2014

EMFStore 1.2.0 released

We just promoted the 1.2.0 RC to become the EMFStore 1.2.0 release.  EMFStore now includes extension points and API which allow you to more simply replace the storage technology on client and on server side based on the EMF resource set abstraction. As a proof-of-concept we have implemented a mongoDB back-end based on Mongo-EMF. To try EMFStore and [...]

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Apr 15th, 2014

EMF Forms: A Question of Effort

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A comparison between view modeling and manual UI programming In my previous blog, I introduced EMF Forms, a subcomponent of EMF Client Platform (ECP), which supports the development of form-based user interfaces based on a view model.  The approach allows the effective development of forms without manual and tedious layout coding or manually binding controls [...]

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Apr 4th, 2014

EMFStore 1.2.0 RC released

We just released EMFStore 1.2.0 RC. Apart from a number of smaller improvements and bug fixes, there is one new feature I would like to point out: EMFStore now includes extension points and API which allow you to more simply replace the storage technology on client and on server side based on the EMF resource set [...]

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Mar 27th, 2014

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

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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 [...]

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Mar 12th, 2014

Introducing EMF Forms

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In this blog post I would like to officially introduce a framework called EMF Forms. 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 a form-based UI such as validation and rule-based visibilities 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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Dec 15th, 2013

Call for Submission: Modeling Symposium @ EclipseCon North America 2014

I am happy to announce that Ed, Eugen and I are organizing the Modeling Symposium for EclipseCon North America 2014. It is scheduled for the third day of the conference, i.e., Wednesday, March 19th. The symposium aims to provide a forum for community members to present a brief overview of their work. We offer 10 [...]

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Oct 28th, 2013

Are you still manually coding UIs?

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Manual development of user interfaces for Business application has several drawbacks. Visible components such as forms or reports are typically subject to constant change, based on user feedback. Additionally there are often many forms developed in parallel, which should all comply to a uniform look and feel. Typical UI layout technologies are powerful, but also [...]

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Oct 16th, 2013

Modeling Symposium EclipseCon Europe 2013

We are looking forward to the Modeling Symposium at EclipseCon Europe 2013. The modeling symposium aims to provide a forum for community members to present brief overviews of their work. There will be six 9-minute lightning talks covering a broad range of topics. The primary goal is to introduce new and interesting technology features. The [...]

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