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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 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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