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Automatic broken references resolution in MPS 3.1

One of the neat enhancements that has been implemented in MPS 3.1 is the ability of the editor to automatically re-resolve broken or out-of-scope references. Imagine, for example, that you refer to a field from a piece of BaseLanguage code, e.g. from a … Continue reading

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MPS in presentation mode

Here’s a useful tip for presenting with MPS – since version 3.1 MPS supports presentation mode, in which the editor occupies the whole screen real-estate. No tool-bars, no tool panels and no menus. Just code. Plus the Appearance configuration screen in Project settings allows … Continue reading

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MPS 3.1 first release candidate

It is coming – MPS 3.1 is almost ready. Before we push the button and release a final version, we’ve baked a release candidate 1. Now we would like to kindly ask you, our valued users, to download and try … Continue reading

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MPS Console documentation

Did you know that MPS 3.0 introduced a Console tool window, in which you can instantly type and execute DSL code? Many of the actions that you would normally invoke by navigating through the menus or by manually opening and editing … Continue reading

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MPS 3.1 EAP 3 is ready

Another doze of bug fixes and polished features has been packaged today into an MPS 3.1 EAP 3 release. You can get it from the download page. Please do not forget to keep us posted on any issues that you discover. Important note on … Continue reading

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JetBrains MPS 3.1 EAP 2

It took us exactly two weeks since the first EAP release of MPS 3.1 to collect feedback from our brave EAP users, fix the reported problems, add some extra polish to the new features, add introductory samples on diagramming and … Continue reading

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Presentation – The art of building tools

Markus Voelter recently gave a very inspiring presentation named “The art of building tools – A language engineering perspective” at Craft Conference in Budapest. Check it out and see what Markus has to say about MPS, mbeddr and language workbenches in … Continue reading

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Interview with Fabien Campagne about DSLs, bioinformatics and his new MPS book

Fabien Campagne, a researcher in the field of bioinformatics, a long-term DSL practitioner, an experienced MPS user and also an author of a new MPS book, sat down with Václav Pech and discussed these interesting topics. Q: Hello Fabien, it is my … Continue reading

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Getting close to MPS 3.1 – the EAP has started

The short story is that you can now put your hands on MPS 3.1. The Early Access Program has just been started. If you visit the EAP download page and grab MPS 3.1, you’ll be able to enjoy the new … Continue reading

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Physical Units Language

The short story is: MPS can do physical units. Some of our fans face the challenge of designing languages that will be used in technical fields and thus should support physical units. As a proof that the MPS projectional editor … Continue reading

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