Posts tagged with "emf"

Sep 12th, 2014

EMFStore 1.4.0 Released

We just released EMFStore 1.4.0. You can find the new release on our download page. A list of implemented features and bug fixes is available here. The most notable new feature is an improved Admin UI to configure Users, Groups and their access privileges on projects on the EMFStore server. We believe the Admin UI is now more usable [...]

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Sep 10th, 2014

Call for Submissions: Modeling Symposium ECE 2014

I am happy to announce that Philip, Ed and I are organizing the Modeling Symposium for EclipseCon Europe 2014. It is scheduled for the first day of the conference, i.e., Tuesday, October 28th. The symposium aims to provide a forum for community members to present a brief overview of their work. We offer 10 minute [...]

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Aug 27th, 2014

EclipseSource goes Austrian!

We are happy to announce that EclipseSource is going to Austria! Effective today, there is an EclipseSource division in Austria with an office in Vienna. Philip (Langer) is leading our office in Vienna and is bringing solid Eclipse Modeling Framework experience to our team with a focus on software modeling as well as model collaboration, versioning [...]

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Aug 26th, 2014

EMF Forms Rendering

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EMF Forms is a component of the EMF Client Platform project that provides a form-based User Interface to display and edit your data, a.k.a. the entities of your application. The UI is rendered based on a view model at runtime and provides an out-of-the-box experience while being highly customizable. If you are not familiar with EMF Forms yet, [...]

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Aug 26th, 2014

EMF Validation for Datatype constraints

After defining a model, it is a common next step to define validation rules. Often there is a requirement to have attributes with a restricted length or attributes with values in a specific range. Furthermore, it can be the case, that there are multiple attributes with the same restriction in different places of the model. To solve [...]

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Jun 18th, 2014

EMF Forms Joins the Eclipse Release Train!

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We are happy to announce that EMF Forms (and the parent project EMF Client Platform) joins the Eclipse Luna release train and will be available as part of the Eclipse Modeling Tools package. As we are new on board, I would like to introduce EMF Forms a bit, especially the new IDE tooling, which is [...]

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Jun 6th, 2014

EMF Forms: The Right Level of Abstraction

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In my last blog post, I started to describe the framework EMF Forms in more detail and compared it to manual UI programming. To recap, EMF Forms is a framework for efficiently creating form-based user interfaces. Instead of programming form-based UIs manually, they can be described by a simple view model. This model is then [...]

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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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