Soyatec Joins Eclipse Foundation
Paris (France), September 7, 2008 – Soyatec and Eclipse Foundation announce that
Soyatec will begin immediately to serve as an Add-in Provider to Eclipse
community and has joined the foundation.
Everyone who supports the Eclipse development platform and its extensive plug-ins will
be interested in all UI frameworks and tools to simplify the development tasks.
Declarative UI programming based on markup language XML is new programming
paradigm for enterprise application. It provides a component-based
infrastructure to make the reusability of UI components become a reality, and
it separates the application developers into several groups with different specific
knowledge such as graphic designer, domain developer and technology component
implementer. Each group may need different tools: visual editor, code generator
from business model etc. This new approach and organization can minimize the
technical prerequisites, reduce the time to market and finally improve dramatically
the development productivity.
UI frameworks and tools in Eclipse Foundation
“We welcome Soyatec as a new member
of the Eclipse Foundation” said Mike Milinkovich, executive director of the
Eclipse Foundation. “Their experience and expertise in Eclipse UI development
will be welcome contributions to the Visual Editor and Eclipse 4.0 projects.”
Active Participation in the Eclipse Community
Yves YANG, Soyatec President, remarked, "We have spent more than 6 years in the
Eclipse community by providing several plugins on EMF, UML and BPMN modeling.
Since two years, we have worked on the Eclipse Visual Editor project and
developed a new brand on declarative UI: eFace. We have now joined the Eclipse
Foundation to become even more actively involved in this community. Precisely, we
will invest considerable resources in the contribution of the VE project and
e4, and create some new projects:
- VEX, a Visual Editor for XML UI
- PMF, a Presentation Modeling Framework to
generate UI codes from business model on EMF or UML”.
“In the meantime, we will promote intensively the development of Eclipse in China by proposing
training courses, organizing Eclipse conference and providing professional
customer service“, added Yves YANG.
Soyatec is founded on early 2006 by a group of Java engineers, who had worked on the
first native UML solution for Eclipse since 2002. Now, this new company
continues developing and marketing this product with legal copyright, and
launches a new brand on declarative UI - eFace.
Since September 2006, Soyatec has created an Outsourcing division in China to share
its Eclipse experiences with very low price.
Soyatec ┬ę 2015 Soyatec. All rights reserved.