Author: Jonas Helming and Maximilian Koegel

We are happy to announce that together with Neon, we have released  EMF Forms and EMF Client Platform 1.10.0! We want to thank all committers and contributors for their work as well as the active ecosystem of users and adopters for the feedback and support! Both projects have been amazing successes since their inception over 5 years ago. We are proud of having a continuously active...

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Oomph is a great tool to automate Eclipse installations, workspace setups, and more. Projects can configure profiles (called “setup models”) and thereby allow contributors to get an IDE to work on the project with a single click. This includes all necessary plugins to be installed, preferences, a git clone, the project import, and even more. If you want to configure your own custom setup model for...

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As described in our previous post, we maintain a common Eclipse Oomph Profile with our favorite plugins and settings preconfigured. By using Oomph, you can install this version of Eclipse with a single click. See here for a more thorough introduction and how to install the pre-configured Eclipse. As promised, we will describe the things we adapted and added to the standard Eclipse Packages. In the...

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After several busy weeks, the PC has finally selected the talks and tutorials for EclipseCon Europe 2016. I would like to thank all members of the PC for their great work and all submitters for their proposals. I am sorry we had to reject so many talks. We tried hard to provide a meaningful declined comment, so that people might understand our reasoning. In some cases,...

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We are happy to announce that Philip, Ed and I are organizing the Modeling Symposium for EclipseCon Europe 2016. Please support us by sharing the call on your communication channels. 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 questions) to facilitate a broad range of speakers. The primary goal is...

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In the last years we have been heavily using JSON Schema, a web standard to describe JSON instances/your data in web applications. For example in the JSONForms project we make heavy use of JSON Schema. JSONForms is an AngularJS-based framework to simplify the creation of forms for data entry and edit in web applications. It allows you to declaratively define the content and layout of a form and to embed...

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Eclipse Neon was successfully released on June 22nd. Neon provides better performance and a variety of improvements. Therefore, we recommend to always update the IDE to the newest version. We updated the EclipseSource Oomph Profile accordingly, so, if you use our profile, all you need to do is restart your Eclipse IDE, and all updates will be applied for you. Please see here to learn...

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We are happy to announce that together with Neon, we have released  EMF Forms and EMF Client Platform 1.9.0! We want to thank all committers and contributors for their work as well as the active ecosystem of users and adopters for the feedback and support! EMF Forms is a framework focused on the creation of form-based UIs. EMF Client Platform is designed to support the development...

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We had a great EclipseCon France last week, and now the next great event is upcoming: EclipseCon Europe 2016, October 25th - 27th! The Call for Papers is ready, and, if you submit before June 30, you have a chance to be an early bird selection. This means you could receive early, additional promotion for your talk and your technology story. Final deadline is July 18th,...

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