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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 in Eclipse Theia using inversify. Dependency injection is used in Eclipse Theia to implement extensions. The main two use cases are (1) to use a service or a class provided by Theia and (2) to contribute an extension to the platform. In both cases, inversify is the glue between your extension and Theia....

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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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In September, Eclipse 2018-09 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 first release following the new release cycle with four equal releases per year. One of many noteworthy extensions is the new minimap view, which provides a complete overview of opened documents. It allows to browse files...

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We are happy to announce that with the Eclipse Release 2018-09, we have also shipped  EMF Forms and EMF Client Platform 1.18.0! We want to thank our continuously active team of 11 contributors (41 contributors overall) for completing 50 bug fixes and features. EMF Forms continues to be one of the most active projects at Eclipse with a very stable development activity: As announced during the...

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Eclipse Theia is a platform to create IDEs and custom (modeling) tools based on  web technology (Typescript, CSS and HTML). Please see this article for details about this new Eclipse project. One advantage of using web technology and more in particular Eclipse Theia is that the tool can then be accessed directly in the browser without any installation or client set-up. However, this only works, if...

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