While increasing amount of features usually result in poorer performance and more memory consumption, Eclipse Photon has proven the opposite: The Eclipse Platform got faster and less memory hungry than before. This has been achieved by intensive profiling of multiple use cases and refactorings derived from the analysis.
With its history of 10 years passionate software engineering, dozens of contributors and millions of lines of source code, Xtext has become the de facto standard for the development of sophisticated domain specific languages in the Eclipse ecosystem and beyond. The release of Xtext 2.14 is still hot and yet Xtext 2.15 is already keeping us busy. Time to reflect on the recently introduced features and time to look forward and talk about the things to come.