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We are happy to announce that with the Eclipse Release 2018-03, we have also shipped  EMF Forms and EMF Client Platform 1.20.0!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 63 bug fixes and features!”Starting with the...

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There is currently a big hype surrounding web- and cloud-based tooling. New projects and frameworks are popping up and existing projects get more traction both in- and outside the Eclipse ecosystem, e.g. Eclipse Che, Eclipse Theia, Visual Studio Code, Atom, Eclipse Drigible, and Eclipse Orion.While the adoption of web-based tools in the real world is still relatively low, almost every tool project will eventually...

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EMF Forms makes it easy to create forms that are capable of editing 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 1.19.0 release: The data template mechanism for creating new EObjects, which are based on templates, from within the UI.There are several...

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The last couple of weeks we've been busy with completing an Ionic 3 based renderer set to JSON Forms. If you don't know what Ionic is: Ionic is a cross-platform framework for building mobile apps. A new version, 4.x, currently in its beta and  built on web components via Stencil, is available, while 3.x is considered stable and is built on Angular.As we've added support bindings for...

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Yesterday, Eclipse 2018-12 has been released, a new version of the Eclipse IDE and platform. It contains many useful improvements, so it is worth to update. It is the second release following the new release cycle with four equal releases per year.Besides support for Java 11, Eclipse 2018-12 contains many useful improvements, e.g. the first applications of code mining. Holger Voormann provides once more great...

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