Eclipse VIATRA 3.3.0 Release Review

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.




The new release will incorporate all bug fixes that were fixed in the last one year. These are mostly related to the model space and the incremental pattern matching engine

API Certification

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

Architectural Issues

Since the VIATRA2 project is an Eclipse GMT subproject in the incubation phase, its architecture was continously revised and improved. The APIs and extension points provide a very modular architecture consisting of independent components and services. Therefore, the framework is ready to be used with the Eclipse 4 platform (with the compatibility layer).

Security Issues

There were until now no security related bug report. The nature of the project (model transformation framework) is not really relevant for security issues.

Non-Code Aspects

We maintain an extensive documentation of VIATRA2 in the wiki together with several examples.

Usability Details

The release follows general Eclipse UI guidelines except multiple language support because of limited development capacity.

End of Life



For this release, there are no relevant standards for VIATRA2.


The project has already several users, especially visible in newsgroup posts. We have 6 active committers from a single organization (listed as indiviuals). VIATRA2 has been presented in many academic papers.

Release and Restructuring Review

The Restructuring Review is initialized in accordance with the Modeling Project Restructuring, and consists of moving all content outside the GMT subproject.