Author: Jonas, Maximilian & Philip

Traditionally, modeling is a very active and well represented topic at Eclipse and consequently at EclipseCons. EclipseCon North America 2016 is a good place to find out about the latest and greatest in Eclipse modeling, as usually there is a dedicated modeling track at ECNA with some very interesting highlights: User-centric diagram editors: Jan will provide us with some insights on how diagram edits can and...

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It has been almost 4 years since we published the first version of the Eclipse 4 (e4) tutorial. Since then, we have published several extensions and, thanks to the feedback of the community, continuously improved the content. Now it is time for a major update. First of all, I completely rewrote a related blog article about the question ”Migrating from Eclipse 3.x to Eclipse 4.x...

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It has already been two weeks since we hosted the “Christmas” democamp in Munich. It was a great event with a lot of interesting demonstrations and conversations. I would like to thank all the speakers for giving great presentations! Like always, we were sold out and I am very happy, that again almost all registered people appeared, so we had a “full house”. This year, we...

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A simple, but nice thing about Eclipse releases are their names. Traditionally, Eclipse releases have been named after moons or other space-related phenomena. This started in 2006, when the 3.2 release was named “Callisto”. After Europa, Ganymede and Galileo, another simple, but great idea was to order the release by the first letter of their name in alphabetical order. This idea was realized until today...

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Over three years ago, we started the explicit development of EMF Forms as a sub component of the EMF Client Platform. The goal was to ease the development of data-centric form-based UIs based on a given EMF data model. Rather than manually coding UIs (e.g. in SWT), the approach is to describe them declaratively in a simple model language, which is focussed on the specification...

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With Mars.1, we released EMF Client Platform and EMF Forms 1.7.0. EMF Forms is a framework focused on the creation of form-based UIs. If you are not yet familiar with EMF Forms, please refer to this tutorial for a introduction of EMF Forms. EMF Forms is a sub component of the EMF Client Platform, which is designed for general support of the development of applications...

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As described in our previous post, we maintain a common Eclipse Oomph Profile with our favorite plugins and settings preconfigured. Using Oomph, you can get this version of Eclipse installed with a single click. See here for a more thorough introduction on how to obtain 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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We are pleased to invite you to participate in the Eclipse DemoCamp Munich 2015. The DemoCamp Munich is one the biggest DemoCamps worldwide and therefore an excellent opportunity to showcase all the cool, new and interesting technology being built by the Eclipse community. This event is open to Eclipse enthusiasts who want to show demos of what they are doing with Eclipse. Registration will open today...

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We are pleased to invite you to participate to the Eclipse DemoCamp Munich 2015. Like in the past years, we continue in our tradition of hosting a “Christmas DemoCamp”. Please save the following date and mark your calendars on December 7th 2015 for the next Eclipse DemoCamp in Munich! We offer 80 seats, but we usually receive around 200 registrations. To give everybody the same chance,...

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