Profiler for Xpand/Xtend/Check

Profiler for Xpand/Xtend/Check

A polished version of the announced profiler will be part of the upcoming 0.8.0 M2 release of Xpand next Tuesday. It acts as a callback for any expression-based workflow component to measure the execution times of Xpand ...

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openArchitectureWare working group at Eclipse

openArchitectureWare working group at Eclipse

Over the weekend we have finally announced openArchitectureWare's move to Eclipse at the respective websites. You will now find a landing page at openArchitectureWare.org that announces the move. The letter of intent summarizes the ideas behind the ...

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Xtext goes SAP

Xtext goes SAP

In a recent cooperative project between the Nordakademie, cimt AG and itemis AG we explored the possibilities of model-driven approaches in combination with domain-specific languages in the field of enterprise software (read: SAP). A group of nine ...

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Detect erroneous white spaces with Hex Fiend

Detect erroneous white spaces with Hex Fiend

Recently, a colleague of mine received a small patch via email to apply it with Eclipse. To our both suprise the version that worked perfectly for me lead to syntax errors in his side. The patch seemed to be ...

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obj2opengl: convert obj 3D models to arrays compatible with iPhone OpenGL ES

obj2opengl: convert obj 3D models to arrays compatible with iPhone OpenGL ES

Whenever you want to use 3D objects modeled with a software such as Blender, 3ds Max or Cinema 4D in your iPhone Application or any other OpenGL project, you somehow have to make the designed data accessible ...

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Xtext in print

Xtext in print

Complementary to the extensive twitter presence, heaps of blog posts, the website relaunch as well as the successful webinar Xtext now enters print media. Today, the German iX Magazin for professional IT (issue 08/2009) publishes an article ...

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Xtext: Model Prize Laureate

Xtext: Model Prize Laureate

What do a G1 Android mobile phone, a ticket for the Eclipse Summit Europe 2009, signed books about modeling as well as Xtext T-Shirts have in common? I am proud to say that itemis, the company I ...

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Announcing the Xtext Webinar on Wednesday, 15th July

Announcing the Xtext Webinar on Wednesday, 15th July

Next Wednesday, Sven and I will hold the Eclipse Webinar "Xtext: Developing Domain Specific Languages". We are going to classify Xtext compared to other concepts and frameworks and demonstrate its capabilities with a refined version of an ...

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How Dropbox simplifies life

How Dropbox simplifies life

Recently, I had to prepare a conference talk together with a colleague while both of us were working at different locations across the country. Via chats and phone calls we elaborated the topics, shared ideas and presented ...

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Xtext at DemoCamp London in June 2009

Xtext at DemoCamp London in June 2009

This Monday the Eclipse DemoCamp took place in London at Skills Matter. You will find a comprehensive review at InfoQ by Alex Blewitt where you can read about NatTable (Dan Pollitt) and JQantLib/OSGi (Richard Gomes) as well ...

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