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EMF Forms makes it easy to create forms that are capable of editing your data based on an EMF model. To get started with EMF Forms please refer to our tutorial. In this article, we would like to outline a new feature in the 1.19.0 release: The data template mechanism for creating new EObjects, which are based on templates, from within the UI. There are several...

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The last couple of weeks we've been busy with completing an Ionic 3 based renderer set to JSON Forms. If you don't know what Ionic is: Ionic is a cross-platform framework for building mobile apps. A new version, 4.x, currently in its beta and  built on web components via Stencil, is available, while 3.x is considered stable and is built on Angular. As we've added support bindings for...

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Yesterday, Eclipse 2018-12 has been released, a new version of the Eclipse IDE and platform. It contains many useful improvements, so it is worth to update. It is the second release following the new release cycle with four equal releases per year. Besides support for Java 11, Eclipse 2018-12 contains many useful improvements, e.g. the first applications of code mining. Holger Voormann provides once more great...

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Together with the Eclipse Simultaneous Release 2018-12 we are releasing RAP 3.7 today. It's available from our download page and from the update sites. Highlights in this release are: New FileDialog API for specifying upload directory It's now possible to specify where the uploaded files will be stored. If uploadDirectory is not set, a temporary directory will be used as before. org.eclipse.swt.widgets.FileDialog.setUploadDirectory(File) org.eclipse.swt.widgets.FileDialog.getUploadDirectory() Support for upcoming Firefox 65+ release As we already...

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We are happy to announce that with the Eclipse Release 2018-12, we have also shipped  EMF Forms and EMF Client Platform 1.19.0! 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 11 contributors (41 contributors overall) for completing 23 bug fixes and features!” With EMF Forms...

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At EclipseSource, we continuously drive innovation in a variety of open source projects to built tools upon. Our goal is to create, adapt, enhance technologies fulfilling the requirements of our adopters and customers. As truly global company, we do that in a distributed way and in our days, we are blessed with the communication channels to efficiently do so! Once in a while, we believe innovation...

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In this article, we compare Eclipse Che with Eclipse Theia and explain their relationship - their differences and their overlap. In fact - spoiler alert - both technologies do combine well and together provide a very powerful stack for cloud-based tooling. So let us start right ahead with the most interesting question: What is the difference between Eclipse Che and Eclipse Theia To answer that question, we...

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In this article we will describe the basic concepts of dependency injection with inversify, which are required to implement extensions for Eclipse Theia. The main two use cases are (1) to use a service or a class provided by the platform and (2) to contribute an extension to the platform. In both cases, inversify is the glue between your extension and Theia. Eclipse Theia is a...

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Update 1: As of October 31, 2018 Firefox will postpone the change probably to its Firefox 65 release planned for January 29, 2019. Update 2: It's confirmed that the change will be included in Firefox 65. Prepare for a significant change in how Firefox works with the Remote Application Platform (RAP) Eclipse RAP (Remote Application Platform) runs in all relevant web browsers, without any add-ons required. Only JavaScript...

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