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Eclipse Modeling Project: A Domain-Specific Language (DSL) Toolkit by Richard C. Gronback

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Chapter 11. Graphical Modeling Framework Tooling

This chapter covers each of the Graphical Modeling Framework (GMF) models in detail and is intended to be used as an Application Programming Interface (API) reference and usage guide. Each of the tooling models is described as exposed in the user interface instead of than by strict Ecore representation, to provide a more usable reference section.

11.1 Graphical Definition Model

The GMF graphical definition model (gmfgraph.ecore) is designed to be generic, although its constructs closely resemble that of the Graphical Editor Framework (GEF) project. Conceivably, GMF could target alternative graphical frameworks or technologies (such as Scalable Vector Graphics [SVG]), even though today it targets ...

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