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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 browser files...

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The Eclipse Remote Application Platform (RAP) is a stable, feature complete framework, that allows you to develop modern web UIs for all relevant web browsers. The project has been around for more than 12 years, and with this blog post, we want to present the new features from RAP versions 3.3 to 3.6. For those who joined the RAP community recently, it is worth to mention...

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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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We are looking forward to host the first Eclipse Insight in Munich next week on september the 3rd (5.30 pm - 9 pm). There are a few remaining seats available, for registration please see here. The topic of the event will be how to build modeling tools based on open source and Eclipse technology. A special focus will be on the long-term protection of investments in...

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We are happy to announce that with the Photon release train, we have also shipped  EMF Forms and EMF Client Platform 1.17.0! We want to thank our continuously active team of 10 contributors (40 contributors overall) for completing on 57 bug fixes and features. EMF Forms continues to be one of the most active projects at Eclipse. We are thankful for all the feedback from our...

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We are happy to announce the first Eclipse Insight on Building Modeling Tools in Munich, on September 3rd (5.30 pm - 9 pm), registration see here. What is an Eclipse Insight? Eclipse DemoCamps in Munich have always been a great success and we therefore want to continue organizing Eclipse events in Munich. Nevertheless, we were watching the feedback given by attendees and want to improve. One frequent...

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Although there hasn’t yet been a big official announcement (except Svens blog last week), one of the most interesting Eclipse project proposals in recent years was approved a couple of weeks ago. So what is this all about? In a nutshell, it is a new platform to build modern IDEs and tools based on web technologies. It was open source and available before it even...

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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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