Fear

Wednesday will be a huge day for Obeo at EclipseCon Europe 2016 . You will find several talks about Eclipse Sirius in the program, and one thing for you, you have to attend our talk about Sirius 4.1: Let Me Sirius That For You! As usual when I have to give a talk I am a little frightened but in fact I love this feeling which pushes me to do my best :) Our slides are ready, our demo is exciting, no...

Disgust

What feeling do you never want to encounter in life? For me it’s Disgust! Nevertheless, I encounter it sometimes, in very special cases… for example when as a Java developer I have to work with the reflection API to fix some unthinkable problem. As the team behind Sirius, what matters most to us is to be sure that our final users never feel this about our product. That’s why in each release we wor...

Joy

This week I am participating to EclipseCon Europe to present what’s new in Eclipse Sirius 4.1. What I feel like on monday morning: Joy! On Monday evening I’ll be in Ludwigsburg for EclipseCon! This one is little special as it will be my first one as an official Sirius committer. I am really happy to introduce you to the new features of the 4.1 release, especially what we did to improve the specifi...

Sirius 4.1

When I was a child one of my favorite game was Puzzle Bobble , you may remember these two little dragons Bub and Bob. What I loved in this game : simple rules, easy to play and so very addictive . This is exactly what I feel when I think about the new Properties View feature in Eclipse Sirius : The rules are really simple as it is the same as the ones existing for the other Sirius representations ...

⦏Breaking News Eclipse Sirius⦎ SiriusCon 2016 is coming!

The team is not only polishing Sirius 4.1.0 which is planned for the end of September, but also preparing for the ultimate event for the Sirius community aka SiriusCon ! We organized the first edition last year with the help of the Eclipse Fundation: a one-day free event with two tracks filled with highly specialized talks and sessions dedicated to discovery. It looks like we stroke a right balanc...

UML Designer 7.0

UML Designer 7.0 is out. This new release is based on Eclipse  Sirius 4.0  and Eclipse  Neon . It provides plenty of brand new features: Bi-directional link with editor ( #523 ) New dashboard based on the Activity Explorer from Amalgam ( #827 ) Class diagram: represent abstract element in italic ( #758 ) represent static element underlined ( #363 ) view the qualified name of a class in the tooltip...

Metamodel (Ecore) Design Checklist - part 1

Be meticulous with the model describing your domain! So many aspects of your tool will trickle down from your Ecore model that it pays a lot to pause for a bit and do some basic sanity checks. The Ecore model in the center is the basis for so many things! Eclipse Modeling technologies are enabling you to build graphical, tree or textual editors, connectors to import or export data, code generators...