Getting Started

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Some tips for the installation:

  • Uncheck "Contact all update sites during install to find required software" to ensure reasonable performance during the installation process
  • If you have some other Eclipse Indigo installation, make sure to uninstall older versions of Xtext, Xtend and MWE2 before installing Xtext and Xtend 2.3
  • Only check Xtext SDK and Xtend SDK features, the rest will be added automatically
  • It is best to use a fresh, new workspace for experimentation

Update site for EMF-IncQuery:

EMF-IncQuery is available from - see

Creating your first query 

The built-in cheat sheet should help you with the first steps. We also maintain a web-based tutorial here. Additionally, you can check the School and BPMN introductory walkthrough examples to help you get started.


You can find a list of more complex examples here.

Next steps

A few pointers to move on from here: