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How to install WindowBuilder

In order to install WindowBuilder on Eclipse 4.3 (Kepler) Modeling let’s click on  Help -> Install New Software… and  choose (into “Work with:” field ) the main Kepler Update Site  (http://download.eclipse.org/releases/kepler), expand the Category “General Purpose Tools” (make sure that “Group … Continue reading

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First Eclipse 4 Training in Italy with Vogella

Last week I had the chance for a unique and amazing experience: being co-trainer, side-by-side with Lars Vogel, for the first Eclipse 4 Training in Italy! It has been a five days of intensive and engaging learning time, alternating slides … Continue reading

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First steps with Eclipse 4

RCP Vision and Lars Vogel are pleased to announce the first course in Italy on Eclipse 4. In June 2012 a very important thing happened in the Eclipse world: Eclipse 4 platform replaced the great and long lasting 3.x version … Continue reading

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Single sourcing for databases management with RAP, EMF and Teneo

In the previous article Single sourcing with Eclipse RAP we have seen how to develop an Eclipse project and then run it both as a Desktop (RCP) Application an as a Web (RAP) Application. Now we will see how to … Continue reading

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Single sourcing with Eclipse RAP

An introduction to RAP RAP (Rich Ajax Platform) is the framework that allows you to develop an RCP application an make it available over the network just pointing the browser to a given link. In this article we will see … Continue reading

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WindowBuilder: advanced databinding with CDO

Now we will see how, starting from previous tutorial, we can handle the management of the data showed into the table. Let’s get back to the Design tab and set a GridLayout, picking it up from the palette and dropping … Continue reading

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WindowBuilder: installing and EMF databinding

In the tutorial Eclipse EMF: an out-of-the-box CRUD for a database we saw how to, starting from an EMF model, we can automatically generate a database-aware application. The advantage is clear: we do not need to write code, aside from … Continue reading

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CDO – Connected Data Objects

An introduction to CDO This framework, which is a component of the EMF project, allows the sharing of an EMF model. Whereas with Teneo we can make each client access a database (implementing a two-tier client/server solution), with CDO we … Continue reading

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Launch checking

In case you get some error during launch, it is reccomended to check that the launch itself contains all needed plugins. To do this, click  Run -> Run Configurations… select the launch go to Configuration tab and make sure that … Continue reading

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Eclipse EMF: updating the Model

Now we will see how to handle a Model update. Let’s say we want to add the “surname” attribute to Author entity. Open the model diagram (Library.ecorediag) and add the new attribute still of EString type Save the changes (Ctrl-S), … Continue reading

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