UI

Fri, 2015-07-31 11:53

From EMF to UIs: how to use EMF Parsley to get desktop, web and mobile UIs from the model

When it comes to build an application out of an EMF model, well, the path is not so straightforward: which frameworks should I use for the UI? Will I be tied to desktop or will I be ready for the web and mobile? At what degree of integration?

EMF Parsley was created for addressing these questions: it provides a set of reusable UI components (trees, tables, forms, editors), which are completely customizable, and an Xtext/Xbase based DSL editor for defining/customizing the UI components, which then can be used by your application with few lines of code.

Fri, 2015-07-17 16:19

Make it happen! - Creating a complex form-based UI in 30 minutes

EMF in combination with EMF Forms promises to drastically reduce the effort for building form-based UIs for data entities. However, articles, blogs, and slides can lie. The goal of this talk is to give a real impression of how these technologies perform in practice. We will therefore skip boring slides and theoretical explanations and dive directly into the development of a single form. After a very short introduction we will do a live demonstration of the following steps:

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