Author: Jonas, Maximilian & Philip

Are you looking for a powerful UML tool suite in the web/cloud? Are you a user of Eclipse Papyrus and do you wonder what the tool could look like in the future based on modern web technologies? Read on to get a sneak preview of Papyrus running on the web! Eclipse Papyrus is a platform for building UML-based tools. It provides implementations for most UML diagrams....

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We are happy to announce the Eclipse Theia 1.21 release! This monthly release contains 36 merged pull requests and provides lots of improvements.In this article, we highlight some selected features and fixes. Below, we will summarize some selected improvements in the new release.  In case you do not already know Theia, it is a platform for building IDEs and tools for the web or desktop based on...

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Do you want to build a custom tool for C/C++ development based on a modern technology stack? Do you want to migrate an existing C/C++ desktop tool to electron or the browser? Then read on. We recently provided an overview of the current state of the art for building web-based C/C++ tools. For all typical requirements, such as language support, debugging or memory inspections, we suggest...

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Do you have an existing tool based on Eclipse RCP or a plugin for the Eclipse Desktop IDE? Do you wonder how you can evolve your project to web-based platforms such as Eclipse Theia or VS Code? Then read on! There is currently a big shift from desktop-based tools to web-based tools such as Eclipse Theia or VS Code. Migrating an existing project can provide a...

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Eclipse GLSP is a framework for building web-based diagram editors. These diagram editors can be embedded into Eclipse Theia, into VS Code or into any web application. Therefore, GLSP enables great flexibility concerning your target tool platform and also is a great replacement of GEF or GMF when migrating tools to the web/cloud. Eclipse GLSP is one the most active projects in the Eclipse Cloud Developer...

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Are you looking to build a custom C/C++ tool using modern technologies? Do you have an existing Eclipse CDT-based toolchain and are looking for a migration path to the cloud? Then read on. In this article, we will share our experience with building custom and domain-specific C/C++ tools based on web technologies and running them either on the desktop or in the cloud. We will...

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EclipseCon 2021 has just closed its doors and we are happy to already announce the next highlight of the year, TheiaCon 2021! It will be a two day virtual event with fully focused on Eclipse Theia, the next generation framework for building tools and IDEs. TheiaCon will have a very “timezone friendly” time schedule; the core track of four hours per day should be convenient for...

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Do you want to learn how to implement diagram editors using Eclipse GLSP? Then please read on. We have just published a first beta version of a fully interactive tutorial demonstrating the basic steps on how to implement a web-based diagram editor with GLSP! For the impatient: If you directly want to try the tutorial, visit the Eclipse GLSP Tutorial repository ...

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