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Together with the Eclipse Simultaneous Release 2019-09 we released RAP 3.10. It’s available from our download page and from the update sites. As many other Eclipse projects, we decided to raise the minimal execution environment in this release to Java 8. We already had several projects that depend on platform bundles moved to Java 8 in the passed. Using Java 8 everywhere will make our life easier and...

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We are happy to announce that with the Eclipse Release 2019-09, we have also been able to ship EMF Forms and EMF Client Platform 1.22.0!  EMF Forms continues to be one of the most active projects at Eclipse, with a very stable development activity. Again, we want to thank our continuously active team of 11 contributors (41 contributors overall) for completing 41 bug fixes and features! In...

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We are happy to announce that Ed, Philip and Jonas are organizing the Modeling Symposium for the EclipseCon Europe 2019 in Ludwigsburg. The symposium aims to provide a forum for community members to present a brief overview of their work. We offer 10 minute lightning slots (including set-up and questions) to facilitate a broad range of speakers. The primary goal is to introduce interesting, new...

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JSON Forms is a framework for efficiently developing form-based UIs based on JSON Schema.  It provides a simple declarative JSON-based language to describe UIs independently of any UI technology. Please see here for a jump start on JSON Forms.  In this article, we’ll demonstrate how you can get started with JSON Forms even faster by using the new Yeoman tooling. If you don’t know Yeoman, head over to...

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EMF Forms makes it easy to create forms that are able to edit your data based on an EMF model. To get started with EMF Forms please refer to our tutorial. In this article, we would like to outline a new feature in the 1.21.0 release: The support for simultaneously editing multiple EObjects in trees and tables (multi edit). In some use cases, you might want...

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