web-based Tools Tag

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 domain-specific tools in the web using Eclipse technologies such as...

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In this article, we provide a guideline on how to approach a migration of existing desktop Eclipse plugins to Eclipse Theia or VS Code. We focus on providing an overview about the most important technology and architecture decisions. Before you scroll down to find the single “migrate” button to press: Migrating an Eclipse plugin to a web-based platform such as Eclipse Theia or VS Code is...

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Do you want to implement a diagram editor to be embedded into VS Code, Eclipse Theia, a website or any other tool like Eclipse desktop? Then watch the video below! Philip recently presented Eclipse GLSP at the Eclipse Cloud Tools Time webinar series. The talk provides a nice overview of the motivation, concepts and capabilities of GLSP. This includes diagram editor features, integration with an underlying...

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Do you want to extend VS Code with a custom diagram editor? In this article we will introduce you to Eclipse GLSP, an open source framework to efficiently implement powerful diagram editors directly embedded into VS Code (via an extension). As the name suggests, it works very similar to the language server protocol (LSP), but for graphical diagram editors. VS Code is famous for being a...

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Do you want a workspace management server for your cloud development environment such as Eclipse Che, but also require a custom dashboard? Do you want to integrate user features, such as the creation of workspaces into your existing web presence? Then read on. Eclipse Che actually provides the essential features of cloud workspace management via a headless API. In this article we introduce “Che Zero”,...

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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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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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Do you want to implement a diagram editor in Eclipse Theia? The Eclipse Graphical Language Server Platform (GLSP) allows you to very efficiently create your own web-based diagram editors. It also comes with an out-of-the-box Theia-integration, which lets you integrate a diagram editor into an existing Theia workbench. In this article, we focus on the integration points with Eclipse Theia. Eclipse GLSP is a framework to...

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