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From "Mark Fenbers (NOAA Federal)" <mark.fenb...@noaa.gov>
Subject Re: velocity eclipse plugins, VTL grammar, XText
Date Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:18:28 GMT
I'm all for something better.  I don't have much experience with Xtext, but it has to be better
than the plain text editor I use now!
Mark

On 9/25/2014 7:07 AM, Christopher Townson wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I've long thought that the Velocity could do with a better editor plugin
> for Eclipse. I know there are a 2 or 3 out there already (veloedit being my
> usual plugin of choice) but they're beginning to look a bit outdated next
> to some of the rather nice XText-based editors I've seen for things like
> Less-css and cukes/gherkin.
>
> Motivated by a personal desire to have a go with XText, I was thinking to
> have a go at creating a XText-based Eclipse editor plugin for Velocity.
>
> My question(s) to people on this list are:
>
> - How useful (or not) do people think this might be to them (i.e. is it
> worth the effort?)
> - Does anyone have any experience with XText and/or advice/suggestions for
> creating an XText grammar for VTL?
>
> Cheers,
>
> Chris
>



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