Author: Jonas Helming

It already has been two weeks since we hosted the “Christmas” democamp in Munich. It was a great event with lots of interesting demonstrations and discussions. The first highlight was the spontaneous demonstration of new project set-up tools given by Ed Merks. Since one of the scheduled speakers got sick, Ed literally prepared the demonstration overnight, and it still worked like charm. If you weren’t...

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I am happy to announce that Ed, Eugen and I are organizing the Modeling Symposium for EclipseCon North America 2014. It is scheduled for the third day of the conference, i.e., Wednesday, March 19th. 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...

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We are looking forward to the Modeling Symposium at EclipseCon Europe 2013. The modeling symposium aims to provide a forum for community members to present brief overviews of their work. There will be six 9-minute lightning talks covering a broad range of topics. The primary goal is to introduce new and interesting technology features. The symposium will take place on Tuesday, October 29th, 17:30-18:30, see here for...

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This year we are again very happy to be hosting an Eclipse November DemoCamp in Munich. However, as last year, we are cheating a little, because it will be on December 5th. So let's call it the Christmas DemoCamp: We can only offer 80 seats this time, so please make sure you register soon, as we usually receive around 200 registrations. You can register on https://eclipsedemocampmunich2013.eventbrite.de/....

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I am happy to announce that Ed, Eugen and I are organizing the Modeling Symposium for EclipseCon Europe 2013. It is scheduled for the first day of the conference, i.e., Tuesday, October 29th. 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...

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In the last two parts of my Eclipse 4 (e4) tutorial, I described details about the dependency injection. One object type that is typically injected in Eclipse 4 is services. Services play a central role in e4. One of the key strengths of a framework such as Eclipse has always been the possibility of reusing of a lot of framework functionality. That means Eclipse as...

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This part of the series describes how to replace the editor of the EMF Client platform. “Make It Happen” is an example application we are using to present the features of the EMF Client Platform. On day 0, we created a simple model containing Tasks and Users. With this model, the EMF Client Platform has already provided a fully functioning application including a model explorer, an...

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This part of the series describes how to add custom validation constraints to the UI of the EMF Client platform. “Make It Happen” is an example application we are using to present the features of the EMF Client Platform. On day 0, we created a simple model containing Tasks and Users. With this model, the EMF Client Platform has already provided a fully functioning application including...

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This part of the series describes how to customize the look of model elements in the UI of the EMF Client platform. “Make It Happen” is an example application we are using to present the features of the EMF Client Platform. On day 0, we created a simple model containing Tasks and Users. With this model, the EMF Client Platform has already provided a fully functioning...

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