Author: Jonas, Maximilian & Philip

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 get this version of Eclipse installed with a single click. See here for a more thorough introduction and how to get the pre-configured Eclipse Oomph Profile. As promised, we describe the things we adapted compared to the standard Eclipse Packages. I...

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With the Mars Release, we released EMF Forms 1.6.0. EMF Forms makes it really simple to create forms, which edit your data based on an EMF model. To get started with EMF Forms please refer to our tutorial. One of the major things we worked on for the 1.6 release was a refactoring of the rendering architecture of EMF Forms. The goal was to improve the...

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We are happy to announce that Philip, Ed and I are organizing the Modeling Symposium for EclipseCon Europe 2015. 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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The core strength of the Eclipse IDE has always been its adaptability and extensibility. Even without adding new plug-ins, you can customize almost everything by setting a preference. Additionally, there is a rich ecosystem of plug-ins for almost any imaginable task or activity a developer works on. This ranges from programming language support, SCM integration, static code analysis to integrations with task and bug trackers....

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The Eclipse Modeling Framework (EMF) has an excellent reputation in the Eclipse community and beyond. It is one of the most popular modeling frameworks available. Whether you apply model-driven development using standardized modeling languages, ​​such as UML or BPMN, or  use domain specific languages, EMF provides an optimal basis to define the involved modeling languages ​​and to implement modeling environments. Of course, with such a...

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Gerrit is not only the name of Dutch computer scientist Gerrit Blaauw (the key engineer behind the IBM System/360 project in the early sixties), Gerrit is also the name of one of the most popular code review tools. Just as Gerrit Blaauw made the successful case for the 8-bit computer architecture (as opposed to the popular 6-bit architecture at that time), Gerrit -- the code review tool --...

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JSONForms is an AngularJS-based framework to simplify the creation of forms for data entry and edit in web applications. It allows to declaratively define the content and layout of a form and to embed the form into your HTML with one simple <jsonforms> tag. If you would like to know more about JSONForms here is an introduction and here is an explanation of its core...

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We are happy to announce that together with Mars we have released  EMF Forms and EMF Client Platform 1.6.0! We want to thank all committers and all 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...

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JSONForms is an AngularJS-based framework to simplify the creation of forms for data entry and edit in web applications. It allows to declaratively define the content and layout of a form and to embed the form into your HTML with one simple <jsonforms> tag. If you would like to know more about JSONForms here is an introduction. Also the JSONForms homepage is a good starting...

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