Extended Editing Framework (EEF) 1.3.0 Release Review

Type: 
Release
State: 
Successful
End Date of the Review Period: 

Reviews run for a minimum of one week. The outcome of the review is decided on this date. This is the last day to make comments or ask questions about this review.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Release Review

Release: 

Extended Editing Framework (EEF) 1.3.0

Description: 

The 1.3.0 Release of the Extended Editing Framework will be focused on improving the user experience for editing emf models. On this purpose, new widgets will be added to the runtime. These widgets will improve model editing on two axis :

  • Navigation through the model element
  • Look and feel

As for the other releases, the 1.3 version of EEF will provide a new set of bug fixes.

 

API Certification: 

The project leadership certifies that the APIs in this release are "Eclipse Quality".

Non-Code Aspects: 

* Continuous Integration
Project is built from the Eclipse hudson instance through Tycho. A nightly is built once a day if the SCM polling sees a change from the last build.

* Testing
207 functional tests are launched on the framework at each continuous integration. 66 are failing but this is due to issues on the testing framework. This state will be corrected in the next releases.

* APIs
API is kept compatible with previous verions.

* Documentation
All of the documentation for EEF is available from the wiki. It will be completed and extended with tutorial as this version matures.

* Bugzilla
86 bugs are open on the EEF bugzilla:

  • 1 Critical
  • 5 Major
  • 53 Normal
  • 6 Minor
  • 1 Trivial
  • 20 Enhancement
Usability: 

Localization : integrated into Babel

End of Life: 

No end of life have been reached by any EEF feature in this releasE.

Standards: 

No standard exists concerning the EEF domain.
EEF is usable for any EMF based models, including standards implemented with EMF (UML, BPMN, ...)

Communities: 

EEF team regulary participate to Eclipse Conventions. Talks has been submitted for the two majors Eclipse events: