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2019-03-19 11:15

MDT Professional Edition 4.0 is now available!

We’re thrilled to announce the release of MDT Professional Edition 4.0! This version introduces refactoring to Magik code development. We’re very proud of this achievement and will continue working on it in the foreseeable future.

Here's what's new:

  • Magik code refactoring actions
  • Improved Magik source editor hyperlink mechanism now supports opening the declaration of any declarable piece of Magik code
  • New search actions which allow searching Magik element declarations and their references
  • Magik Search feature has been extended to include references search
  • Compatibility with Eclipse 4.8 (Photon)

Read more about this version and its features in What's new pages. For more detailed info refer to the List of changes.

As always, please send us feedback about this new version, tell us what you like and what you’d like to see next:

2019-03-19 11:00

MDT SW5 Support Plug-in 1.2.1 released!

A new version of the MDT SW5 Support Plug-in has been released. The plugin has been adjusted to the latest versions of Smallworld 5 (up to 5.1.9) and Eclipse 4.8 (Photon). In addition to adjustment fixes, the local variables reading mechanism of SW5 debugger has also been improved. We are aware that the debugger needs further improvements and will be concentrating on this for the next release.

Read more about the changes on the List of Changes page.

2018-06-07 09:00

MDT Professional Edition 4.0 upcoming!

We're currently working on the next version of Magik Development Tools. The upcoming MDT Professional Edition 4.0 will include the following new features:

  • a refactoring action that allows renaming all occurrences of a chosen Magik element in the editor;
  • new actions that allow searching for all occurrences (references and/or declarations) of a Magik element in a file, module, project or workspace;
  • a refactoring action that allows renaming all or just a few matches of the occurrences search.

You will get a chance to see the new functionalities for yourself at the Smallworld User Group 2018 conference.

We hope to meet you there!

2018-04-04 12:00

Promotional offer for attendees of Smallworld User Group 2018

Our partner Astec will be in Potsdam, Germany for the annual Smallworld User Group conference (11-13 June 2018). Please email Michal Wendrowski at to set up a meeting.

“We are happy to discuss how we can solve your company’s problems with software and how we can help you develop better software faster. Having delivered dozens of successful software projects for the Smallworld community and being the creator of MDT, we hope to have great discussions during this event.”
— Michal Wendrowski, Commercial Director, Astec

All visitors of Astec's exhibition booth will have the opportunity to win a special discount for MDT. If you would like to participate, the only thing you will have to do is to answer the following questions:

  1. How long has MDT been present on the market?
  2. What is the most important feature that will be introduced with MDT Professional Edition 4.0?
  3. Of all tools that support Smallworld/Magik development, which one delivers best results?

Be prepared and see you in Potsdam!

2018-02-23 15:00

MDT 3.9 available!

This release of MDT Professional Edition includes new functionalities that will make your work with MDT even easier and more comfortable.

Some of the new features include:

  • a brand new Module Hierarchy view that allows you to display the hierarchy of a chosen module
  • a highly configurable content assist feature in Class Browser view
  • a new exclude public/private methods filtering commands in Class Browser view

Other major changes include:

  • compatibility with Eclipse 4.7
  • support for other color themes
  • many major & minor fixes

Read more about this version on What's new page. For more detailed info refer to the List of Changes.