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Do you want to build a domain-specific tool running in the browser? Do you require features such as form-based editors, tree views, graphical editors, model comparison, model validation, model analysis or even code generation? Then read on.  Maximilian recently gave a talk as part of the Eclipse Cloud Tools Time webinar series about how to build web-based modeling tools and domain-specific tools using EMF.cloud, Eclipse GLSP...

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Eclipse 2021-03 has been released yesterday, a new version of the Eclipse IDE and platform. The new release contains a lot of useful improvements  including useful clean up actions. A preview of Java 16 support can already be installed into it via the market place. Holger Voormann provides once more great videos summarizing the improvements in the Java IDE, which we are happy to share...

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In this article, we introduce a minimal example for a diagram editor developed with Eclipse Graphical Language Server Platform (GLSP). GLSP is an open source framework to efficiently implement web-based diagrams. These diagrams can be used stand-alone (on a web page) or embedded into an IDE, such as VS Code, Eclipse Theia or Eclipse (see here). To get a basic understanding about the framework, GLSP provides...

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In this article, we introduce the new, extensible property view that has recently been contributed to Eclipse Theia, the open platform for building web-based tools and IDEs. The property view is capable of showing arbitrary properties of a selected element. It is extensible in terms of which properties to show for specific elements and how to display the properties. Property views have been a core part...

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