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Last week, Eclipse Photon has been released, a new version of the Eclipse IDE and platform. It contains many useful improvements, so it is worth to update. One of many noteworthy extensions is the new support for code mining. In case you wonder what that is (you do not even find a definition on wikipedia), let us quickly introduce this new feature. The general idea is to...

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We are happy to announce that with the Photon release train, we have also shipped  EMF Forms and EMF Client Platform 1.17.0! We want to thank our continuously active team of 10 contributors (40 contributors overall) for completing on 57 bug fixes and features. EMF Forms continues to be one of the most active projects at Eclipse. We are thankful for all the feedback from our...

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We are happy to announce the first Eclipse Insight on Building Modeling Tools in Munich, on September 3rd (5.30 pm - 9 pm), registration see here. What is an Eclipse Insight? Eclipse DemoCamps in Munich have always been a great success and we therefore want to continue organizing Eclipse events in Munich. Nevertheless, we were watching the feedback given by attendees and want to improve. One frequent...

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Although there hasn’t yet been a big official announcement (except Svens blog last week), one of the most interesting Eclipse project proposals in recent years was approved a couple of weeks ago. So what is this all about? In a nutshell, it is a new platform to build modern IDEs and tools based on web technologies. It was open source and available before it even...

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It is clear that there is an ongoing excitement surrounding web-based IDEs and tools, e.g. Eclipse Che, Eclipse Theia, Visual Studio Code, Atom or Eclipse Orion. If you attended recent presentations or read current announcements, you may get the feeling that desktop IDEs have already been deprecated. But is this really true? If you ask developers for the tools they use in their daily work,...

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