Author: Jonas Helming and Maximilian Koegel

In this article, we provide an overview on how to extend the Eclipse Theia IDE with custom extensions. We will show how to create a Theia extension, how it is structured and how to develop it by adding your own features. Please note that there are two ways of extending the Eclipse Theia IDE, one being extensions, the other one being plugins. This article is...

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You want to build web-based, browser-based or cloud-based diagram editors for your graphical (modeling) language? You want to migrate an existing diagram editor to the web? Keep on reading! In this article, we will introduce the Graphical Language Server Protocol / Platform (GLSP), which has recently been created as an Eclipse project. If you are familiar with the language server protocol (LSP), you might have an...

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The Eclipse Theia IDE is an extensible platform to build web-based tools and IDEs. In this article, we focus on how to add new features to Theia by adding extensions and/or plugins. Please see this article for a comparison of Eclipse Theia extensions and Theia plugins and here for a quick introduction of Theia and here about frequently asked questions about Theia.  In Eclipse Theia, there...

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In this article, we compare Eclipse Theia plugins with Theia extensions and highlight the differences. In case  you are wondering what Eclipse Theia is, please head over to our introduction to Theia and have a look at the frequently asked questions about Eclipse Theia. Eclipse Theia is an extensible framework for building tools and IDEs. It can be extended by custom features. This can be...

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Last week, Eclipse 2019-09 has been released, a new version of the Eclipse IDE and platform. As 2019-06, the new release contains a lot of useful improvements and increases agin performance. Holger Voormann provides once more great videos summarizing the improvements in the Java IDE, the platform and in EGit, which we are happy to share (please see below) As always, in case you use our...

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In this article we provide an overview on how to get started with Eclipse Theia. More precisely, we will describe how to easily install and launch your own instance. In case you wonder what Eclipse Theia is, please see here for an introduction and this FAQ about Eclipse Theia. In this article, we answer a very simple question: How to install/launch/run Eclipse Theia to use it...

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