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Are you interested in building a tool based on modern web technologies which is more than just a code editor? Are you looking for a solid framework to build a toolchain including graphical views, form-based editors and a complex data model? Do you want to deviate from the typical code-centric UX that tools such as VS Code provide? Then read only, Eclipse Theia might perfectly...

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Are you looking for a powerful UML tool suite in the web/cloud? Are you a user of Eclipse Papyrus and do you wonder what the tool could look like in the future based on modern web technologies? Read on to get a sneak preview of Papyrus running on the web! Eclipse Papyrus is a platform for building UML-based tools. It provides implementations for most UML diagrams....

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We are happy to announce the Eclipse Theia 1.21 release! This monthly release contains 36 merged pull requests and provides lots of improvements.In this article, we highlight some selected features and fixes. Below, we will summarize some selected improvements in the new release.  In case you do not already know Theia, it is a platform for building IDEs and tools for the web or desktop based on...

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Do you want to build a custom tool for C/C++ development based on a modern technology stack? Do you want to migrate an existing C/C++ desktop tool to electron or the browser? Then read on. We recently provided an overview of the current state of the art for building web-based C/C++ tools. For all typical requirements, such as language support, debugging or memory inspections, we suggest...

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Do you have an existing tool based on Eclipse RCP or a plugin for the Eclipse Desktop IDE? Do you wonder how you can evolve your project to web-based platforms such as Eclipse Theia or VS Code? Then read on! There is currently a big shift from desktop-based tools to web-based tools such as Eclipse Theia or VS Code. Migrating an existing project can provide a...

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Another year is about to end, and just in time, the Eclipse Simultaneous Release 2021.12 is available. As usual, the Eclipse RAP project participates in this release with its version 3.19.0. Even though this is a minor framework upgrade with just a couple of bug fixes, there are also some "new and noteworthy". One of the main "features" of the Eclipse RAP framework is its immunity...

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Eclipse GLSP is a framework for building web-based diagram editors. These diagram editors can be embedded into Eclipse Theia, into VS Code or into any web application. Therefore, GLSP enables great flexibility concerning your target tool platform and also is a great replacement of GEF or GMF when migrating tools to the web/cloud. Eclipse GLSP is one the most active projects in the Eclipse Cloud Developer...

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Are you looking to build a custom C/C++ tool using modern technologies? Do you have an existing Eclipse CDT-based toolchain and are looking for a migration path to the cloud? Then read on. In this article, we will share our experience with building custom and domain-specific C/C++ tools based on web technologies and running them either on the desktop or in the cloud. We will...

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