Acceleo 1.1.0 - New and noteworthy
Acceleo 1.1 is now officialy released, this version provides a better compatibility, better performances and new features.
Compatibility with Eclipse 3.2
Acceleo 1.1 is compatible with Eclipse 3.2, then it's now possible to benefit from the latests innovations of the Eclipse projects regarding the model driven architecture.
Compatibility with GNU/Linux
Acceleo 1.1 works flawlessly on GNU/Linux sytems. A part of the Acceleo team now code directly using Gnu/Linux.
Compatibility with many more modelers
Acceleo 1.1 has a better compatibility with UML modelers, commercial ones (Rational Rose) or open source ones (ArgoUml, Poseidon, Umbrello).
Domain Specific Modelers support
Thanks to the GMF project it is now possible to generate specific modelers corresponding to a given meta-model. Acceleo can be fully integrated in this developement process.
Better user experience
Both the user experience and the Eclipse integration have been enhanced. For instance a progress bar is now available when generating many files.
Acceleo now uses the Adapters Eclipse mecanism in order to provide a generation language where types are automatically converted.
For instance the string "1" is automatically converted in an integer if needed and "true" in its boolean value.
Models navigation services have been improved with XPath. It's now possible to navigate using XPath axes : ancestor, descendant or following.
Bugfixes and performances enhancements
The Acceleo core has been refactored in order to get better performances and to prepare for futur changes.
Thanks to the user feedback of the 1.0.1 and the 1.1RC1 version, many bugs have been fixed.
A new hosting
Acceleo will soon be hosted on a new platform. This platform will provide services like source code repository and bugzilla.
The Acceleo documentation has been improved with some tutorials in order to facilitate the installation of Acceleo, the generation of code or the creation of a new generator module.Tutorial : Quickstart
Obeo - documentation
These documentations are aimed to facilitate the installation and use of Acceleo, if you need more information, an advanced 300 pages documentation is available on the Obeo website.