|Re: [Texo] + [Xcore] ?? [message #1105886 is a reply to message #1105443]
||Tue, 10 September 2013 11:51
| Martin Taal
Registered: July 2009
This has crossed my mind everytime when I heard Ed talk about xcore, I discussed once with Ed to make the code
generation in xcore pluggable. But not sure what is possible at the moment.
So I find it quite interesting but it will be several months before I ever have time to take a serious look at it.
On 09/09/2013 11:59 PM, Miles Parker wrote:
> Martin et. al.,
> Text looks really cool, and it's exactly what I've been looking for some webdev projects. One downside is that it really
> seems focussed on ecore right now. I've seen major productivity benefits from moving to xcore and being able to maintain
> basic business logic and richer derived models that way. It's far more maintainable and grcokkable then the approach of
> editing generated models.
> Of course, I could always emit ecore from from xcore but then I lose all of the code generation advantages. And it seems
> that because Texo uses a different model generation scheme, you lose one of the most important advantages of EMF which
> is the shared model code. (Leaving aside Edit capability which isn't as important, but would also be extremely valuable
> for change and transaction management.) I think using Xtend generation was the right way to go, but have you thought
> about making it work with xcore? It seems like this would be a really natural thing to do..
> cheers and thanks for all of your hard work,
With Regards, Martin Taal
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