Author Archives: Vaclav Pech

Coming soon in 3.4 – Contextual assistance for language definition languages

The new visual assistance tools that were explained in one of the previous posts are really addictive. We could not help it and, to test the feature properly, we implemented Context Assistant for the language definition languages. More concretely, the … Continue reading

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Coming soon in 3.4 – checkpoints and DevKits with Generation Plans

MPS has been searching gradually over several releases for the best way to approach explicit generation plans and cross-model generation. MPS 3.4 represents another substantial step in this direction. It brings two major enhancements: Debug information in checkpoint models Using … Continue reading

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Coming soon in 3.4 – Contextual assistance

There are two new features in MPS 3.4 that I would like to drive your attention to today – the Context Assistant and the Context Actions Tool. Both have been inspired by the mbeddr project and both aim at making … Continue reading

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Coming soon in 3.4 – Transformation Menu Language

One of the major enhancements that you’ll get with MPS 3.4 is the new Transformation Menu Language. This is meant as a replacement and a major improvement over the functionality of Side-transformations and Node substitutions, which have been deprecated and … Continue reading

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MPS 3.4 EAP 3 has been released

Most of the new functionality aimed for MPS 3.4 has been completed. To celebrate this, we’ve packaged an MPS 3.4 EAP 3 release, which you can now download and test. The major additions in EAP 3 include: Improved handling of … Continue reading

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Interview about MPS by Federico Tomassetti

If you are curious to hear some news, insights and future plans about MPS and if you have missed the interview about MPS that Federico Tomassetti has posted last week, this is a good time to check it out. The article will tell you more … Continue reading

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A second EAP release of MPS 3.4

The EAP for MPS 3.4 moves ahead at full steam. Although you can now grab all MPS builds directly from our build servers and so check our progress any time, we’ve put some effort into packaging the MPS 3.4 EAP2 release for you and making … Continue reading

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The MPS Workbench Volume II book ready

We have some good news for the MPS users out there today – Fabien Campagne has just sent the second volume of his MPS Workbench book to print and made it available for sale. The book continues in the good tradition set by … Continue reading

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Stay on the safe side – install an important security update for MPS

JetBrains has announced today that a security vulnerability has been found in the IntelliJ platform. Now, after the public announcement has been made, we highly recommend all MPS users to upgrade to one of the patched versions of MPS that eliminate … Continue reading

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Releasing MPS 3.3.5

Another bug fix release – JetBrains MPS 3.3.5 – has been made available for download to make your experience even better. As usual, the release notes will reveal all the details about what we’ve fixed in this release. The Drive to Develop -JetBrains MPS Team

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