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It is clear that there is an ongoing excitement surrounding web-based IDEs and tools, e.g. Eclipse Che, Eclipse Theia, Visual Studio Code, Atom or Eclipse Orion. If you attended recent presentations or read current announcements, you may get the feeling that desktop IDEs have already been deprecated. But is this really true? If you ask developers for the tools they use in their daily work,...

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Target Platform definitions are a way to define from where Eclipse-based projects obtain their dependencies. They provide many benefits, but in case you still need more convincing please see here. However, defining, updating, and especially applying target platform definitions in Eclipse-based projects has always been extremely cumbersome. There are two main reasons for this: First, typical target platforms are a complex configuration of third-party bundles, which sometimes...

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This week, Oxygen.3 has been released, a new version of the Eclipse IDE and platform. It contains useful improvements, especially in terms of performance, so it is worth to update. Further Eclipse Oxygen.3 is ready for Java 10 support, which is already available as a pre-release from the market place  On April 11th Oxygen.3a will be released, directly contained Java 10 support. These and further improvements are...

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We are happy to announce with the Oxygen.3 release train, we have also shipped  EMF Forms and EMF Client Platform 1.16.0! We want to thank our continuously active team of 11 contributors (40 contributors overall) for completing on 49 bug reports and feature requests. EMF Forms continues to be one of the most active projects at Eclipse. As several statistics show, we are also proud on...

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Today, we are happy to announce the the 2.0 release of JSON Forms. This release is a major milestone for us as it is the result of several months of work during which we did a lot of exploration, prototyping and finally implementation. In case you don’t know JSON Forms: It is a framework for efficiently developing form-based UIs for the web. It therefore provides...

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EMF Forms makes it easy to create forms that can edit your data based on an EMF model. To get started with EMF Forms please refer to our tutorial. In this post, we would like to outline a new feature in the 1.15.0 release: The enhanced table renderer. The enhanced table renderer adds useful features, such as filtering, column visibility, and several style options to...

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We are happy to announce that, we have released  EDAPT 1.3.0! We want to thank all committers and contributors for their work as well as all users and adopters for the feedback and support! EDAPT is a framework to support the migration of model instances in case of a model change (in your Ecore model). If you are not yet familiar with EDAPT, please refer to...

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