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Do you want to convert EMF model instances into JSON or vice versa? Do you want to make EMF data available via REST services? Then carry on reading. In this post, we introduce the EMF JSON Jackson mapper that has been contributed to EMF.cloud! When implementing tools or business applications using EMF in the backend, you often have to bridge between Java (EMF) and JavaScript (JSON)....

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Have you heard about Eclipse Che and wonder how it compares to VS Code Online or “VS Code Codespaces”? What are the advantages and disadvantages? Are you confused what the role of Eclipse Theia is in this comparison? Then keep on reading!   The world of online IDEs and cloud-based tools is currently very vibrant and active. Three of the most prominent IDE projects of recent years...

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We are happy to announce that with the Eclipse Release 2020-09, we have also shipped  EMF Forms and EMF Client Platform 1.25.0!  All closed tickets in 1.25.0 can be found here and all “test” bug reports can be found here. Please see here for a more detailed description of this tag. With the 1.25.0 release, we also complete an internal restructuring of the project regarding EMF Client...

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Are you interested in implementing a new domain-specific tool in the cloud and based on Eclipse Theia? Or do you want to migrate an existing modeling tool for engineers into a web-based solution? Does your tool require features such as diagrams, code generators, a textual DSL, a form-based editor and model analysis, all in the browser/cloud? Do you have doubts about what is possible, which...

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This week, Eclipse 2020-06 has been released two weeks ago, a new version of the Eclipse IDE and platform. The new release contains a lot of useful improvements and includes Java 14 support. Holger Voormann provides once more great videos summarizing the improvements in the Java IDE, which we are happy to share (please see below) As always, in case you use our EclipseSource Oomph profile...

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This article provides an overview on how to develop a Eclipse Theia plugin and thereby extend the Theia IDE with new and custom features. Please note that there are two ways of extending Eclipse Theia: plugins and extensions. This article focuses on plugins, please also see our related articles for a comparison of Theia plugins and extensions and on how to develop extensions for Theia. Probably...

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We are happy to announce that with the Eclipse Release 2020-03, we have also shipped  EMF Forms and EMF Client Platform 1.24.0!  All closed tickets in 1.24.0 can be found here and all “test” bug reports can be found here. Please see here for a more detailed description of this tag. Please note that for the upcoming iteration, until 2020-06, we plan to do some clean up...

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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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