Tutorial – Building A Language Server For Your DSL

By | December 22nd, 2016|Eclipse, Language Server, Tutorial, Xtext|

Hey there, this is Christian. VS Code's Language Server Protocol opens up a new horizon of programming IDE development. And there's good news: Eclipse Xtext 2.11 will support you in building up a language server for your DSLs. With this post I want to demo that by means a pre-release snapshot starting with a blank desk. [...]

Tutorial: Embedded Java With Xtext

By | January 24th, 2016|Eclipse, Tutorial, Xtext|

Jbase is a customization of Xbase to handle pure Java expressions and to adhere to the stricter Java type system. Jbase main implementation aspects are: redefines many of the Xbase grammar rules so that they can handle Java expressions (including array access expressions with []) customizes the Xbase compiler to handle additional Java expressions customizes [...]