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In this article we´ll answer the most frequently asked questions about the Eclipse Theia IDE, the open source platform for building web- and cloud-based IDEs and Tools. This article provides an overview, quick answers and references to follow up reads. What is the Eclipse Theia? Eclipse Theia is an open source platform for building web- and cloud-based tools and IDEs. Possible use cases range from providing custom...

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This week, Eclipse 2019-12 has been released, a new version of the Eclipse IDE and platform. The new release contains a lot of useful improvements and includes Java 13 support. 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 EclipseSource...

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We are happy to announce that with the Eclipse Release 2019-12, we have also shipped  EMF Forms and EMF Client Platform 1.23.0! EMF Forms continues to be one of the most active projects at Eclipse with a very stable development activity. Again, we want to thank our continuously active team of 9 contributors (42 contributors overall) for completing 21 bug fixes and features!”. Thanks to those of...

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Do you want to build a web-based modeling tool? Do you know the Eclipse Modeling Framework (EMF) and want to use its benefits in the browser? Do you want to migrate an existing EMF-based tool to the cloud? Then keep on reading!This article introduces a new Eclipse project called EMF.cloud. As the name implies, it is about using the Eclipse Modeling Framework (EMF) and the...

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In this article, we compare the Eclipse Theia IDE with VS Code. We focus on the scenario of using these technologies as a basis for custom extensions as well as for the implementation of a domain-specific tool. So if you wonder which of the two ecosystems/platforms you should build your custom tool chain on, keep on reading!There is quite some confusion going on when looking...

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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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In this article series we provide an overview on how to get started with Eclipse Theia and Che. In this particular article, we describe how to install and use VS Code extensions/plugins in the Eclipse Theia IDE and Che.In case you are wondering what Eclipse Theia is, please see here for an introduction to Theia and here for the relationship between Theia and Che.Let us...

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