A next-gen web-based diagramming framework

Eclipse Sprotty: Diagrams in the web

Instead of using a cross-compiler or existing framework, why not try Eclipse Spotty for your web-based diagramming framework needs? In this article, Jan Köhnlein introduces this new Eclipse project and explores how developers can add modern diagrams to their web apps with minimal effort.

A highly customizable software production line from Eclipse

Eclipse OSBP: The first Eclipse software factory

Never again worry about loose ends when you’re weaving code. Eclipse OSBP, the open source software factory, helps you to tailor enterprise-level applications fast and easily. You can use it to go no-code, low-code and full-code. And you switch to and fro between these modes in the same project. In this article, Christopher Loetz shows how to make the machine work for you.

Theia 101

The busy RCP developer’s guide to Eclipse Theia

Ever think about trying Eclipse Theia? Theia is an extensible platform built to support the development of full-fledged, multi-language, cloud & desktop IDE-like products. Sven Efftinge gives a general overview to the platform as well as some new features developers can expect in Eclipse Theia.

Support your reactive apps with MicroProfile

How to write reactive applications with MicroProfile

As it matures, Eclipse MicroProfile has begun to adopt other modern approaches like reactive programming. In this article, Ondrej Mihályi explains why support for reactive programming is needed and how developers can create responsive and resilient apps with MicroProfile.

Scalable reactive model transformations

What is Eclipse VIATRA?

Eclipse Viatra is a model query and transformation framework to efficiently move information back and forth between various documents and models. This overview looks at what’s new in Viatra 2.0 and how it can be used beyond the Eclipse Modeling Framework.

Improvements galore

What’s new in Xtext and Xtend 2.14?

The Xtext and Xtend 2.14 release comes with a whole bunch of new features and support for these frameworks. In this article, Hendrik Bünder goes over the latest improvements through the eyes of a typical developer.

The brightest star in the sky

Eclipse Sirius 6: The future of modeling tools

Eclipse Sirius 6 is here as part of the Eclipse Photon release train. In this article, Mélanie Bats explains how easily developers can use the Eclipse Sirius framework to quickly create a graphical modeling workbench.

Darker than dark

Dark theme in Eclipse Photon

You want it darker? Eclipse Photon ships the best support for the dark theme so far! Lars Vogel explains all the new dark theme improvements in the platform as well as how plug-in developers can make sure their contributions work for the dark theme.

Clear skies ahead for Jakarta EE

Proprietary to open: A sea change for Jakarta EE

Enterprise Java is undergoing the biggest change in the 20-year history of the platform. In this article, Richard Monson-Haefel explores why the change from Oracle to Eclipse will make a massive difference for Jakarta EE.

Onwards and upwards!

Jakarta EE: No turning back

Jakarta EE is forging a new path forwards for enterprise Java. In this opinion piece, Cesar Saavedra explains why Jakarta EE is a breath of fresh air for enterprise Java.

Transfers take a lot of time

Jakarta EE challenges

What are the current and future challenges of Jakarta EE? In this article, Dmitry Kornilov explains why making sure everything transfers over to the Eclipse Foundation is taking a lot longer than you’d think.

A platform is greater than the sum of its parts

Jakarta EE: The new home for enterprise Java

Jakarta EE is the new name for the overall platform comprised initially of the Java EE technologies that are being contributed to the Eclipse Foundation. Today, Ian Robinson explains why Java EE has moved to the Eclipse Foundation and where it’s going from here.