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The article provides an overview of the most important diagram editor features of Eclipse GLSP. The Eclipse Graphical Language Server Platform is a framework for efficiently implementing web-based diagram editors, e.g. for VS Code, Eclipse Theia or in any web application. In this article, we provide a quick overview of the user-visible features that GLSP enables. We explicitly skip details as well as features that...

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Are you interested in creating an editor displaying data as a tree structure with a detail form in Eclipse Theia, such as the screenshot shown below? In this article we introduce the tree editor framework for Eclipse Theia, which supports exactly that. The framework provided by the EMF.cloud project provides all the basic requirements out-of-the-box so you only need to implement the domain-specific part, e.g....

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Eclipse GLSP is a framework to build diagram editors based on web technologies. These diagram editors can be embedded into any web page, but also into web-based IDEs such as VS Code or Eclipse Theia. By using a browser widget, the diagram editors can even be used in desktop tools such as the Eclipse IDE. To ease the integration of diagram editors built with Eclipse GLSP,...

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Do you want to convert EMF model instances into JSON or vice versa? Do you want to make EMF data available via REST services? Then carry on reading. In this post, we introduce the EMF JSON Jackson mapper that has been contributed to EMF.cloud! When implementing tools or business applications using EMF in the backend, you often have to bridge between Java (EMF) and JavaScript (JSON)....

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Have you heard about Eclipse Che and wonder how it compares to VS Code Online or “VS Code Codespaces”? What are the advantages and disadvantages? Are you confused what the role of Eclipse Theia is in this comparison? Then keep on reading!   The world of online IDEs and cloud-based tools is currently very vibrant and active. Three of the most prominent IDE projects of recent years...

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