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Re: [cross-project-issues-dev] Freemarker

Yes, it is sort of a Java extension. For instance it extends Java with support for template string concatenation ;-)

The advantage of Xtend over Freemarker and the like is that it is statically typed and has very good tool support.
In addition it sports smart whitespace handling.

I've recorded a screencast some time ago, demoing the template support:


On Oct 22, 2013, at 3:50 PM, Doug Schaefer <dschaefer@xxxxxxx> wrote:

Xtend is a Java language extension, no? I'm talking about a template engine that we use in the new project wizard to instantiate code templates based on various user selectable options.

I was originally thinking of Jet, but I can't seem to find it anymore. Whatever happened to it?


From: Henrik Rentz-Reichert <hrr@xxxxxxxxx>
Reply-To: Cross project issues <cross-project-issues-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tuesday, 22 October, 2013 2:43 AM
To: Cross project issues <cross-project-issues-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [cross-project-issues-dev] Freemarker


have you considered using Xtend?


Am 21.10.2013 21:47, schrieb Doug Schaefer:
Has anyone tried to get Freemarker into Orbit? Or is there a better template engine that people are using. CDT has it's own but I'd like to use something more standard (and better).


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