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Editor's Note

The latest Eclipse release, Eclipse Photon, is now available! Naturally, this issue of the newsletter features some of the things that are new in Photon! For all the details, check out the New & Noteworthy.

Below you will find the following six articles:
 ➜ Embracing Java 9 and beyond with Eclipse JDT
 ➜ Dark Theme in Eclipse Photon
 ➜ LSP4E in Eclipse IDE: more for languages (and debug) Servers!
 ➜ Eclipse Sirius 6: The future of modeling tools
 ➜ What's new in Xtext and Xtend 2.14
 ➜ What is Eclipse VIATRA?

Don't forget to propose a talk for EclipseCon Europe, Oct 23-25 in Ludwigsburg, Germany. The submission deadline is July 16.

Finally, three students from the Nara Institute of Science and Technology, in Japan, have been analyzing bug reports in the Eclipse Project. Please take 10 mins to complete their survey about how developers view bug reports. Complete the survey.

Happy reading!

Roxanne Joncas


Embracing Java 9 and beyond with Eclipse JDT

The world around Java is changing at a fast pace. How is the Eclipse IDE keeping up?

Dark Theme in Eclipse Photon

With Eclipse Photon, we are shipping the best support for the dark theme so far!

LSP4E in Eclipse IDE: more for Language (and debug) Servers!

Learn how Eclipse Photon ships an improved support for Language Servers and enable debugging over the Debug Adapter Protocol

Eclipse Sirius 6: The future of modeling tools

Eclipse Sirius is a framework to easily and quickly create a graphical modeling workbench dedicated to your domain specific language.

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 the latest framework versions Xtext and Xtend are build on.

What is Eclipse VIATRA?

A model query and transformation framework to efficiently move information back and forth between various documents and models.

Eclipse TM4E - Sharing features between code editors...

Configuring syntax coloration for any language in Eclipse IDE is now possible with TM4E which consumes a simple TextMate grammar file.

Eclipse Announcements

Have Eclipse project or member news to share with the community? Email us.

Eclipse Community News

New Project Proposals

  • Eclipse openK User Modules: to consolidate Energy and Water Infrastructure Software (EWIS) onto a shared technical platform, to define open interfaces and reduce or optimize interfaces where applicable.
  • Eclipse Sprotty: is a next-generation, open-source, web-based diagramming framework.
  • Eclipse SWTChart: provides the means to create rich, flexible and interactive data visualizations natively in SWT.

Interested in more project activity? Read on

New Project Releases

Great news! Eclipse Photon is here, which means many new project release - 85 actually. It would be too long to list them here, so:

View all the project releases here.

Upcoming Eclipse Events

Eclipse events are being hosted all over the world! Get involved by attending or organizing an event. View all events.

Here is the list of upcoming Eclipse and Eclipse related events:

Eclipse DemoCamp Eindhoven
Jul 4, 2018 | Eindhoven, Netherlands

Eclipse DemoCamp Bonn
Jul 9, 2018 | Bonn, Germany

Eclipse VOLTTRON Days
Aug 21-22, 2018 | Washington, USA

Eclipse Insight: Building Modeling Tools
Sep 3, 2018 | Munich, Germany

EclipseCon Europe 2018
Oct 23-25, 2018 | Ludwigsburg, Germany

Are you hosting an Eclipse event? Do you know about an Eclipse event happening in your community? Email us the details!

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