Monthly Archives: January 2007

EclipseCon 2007: Business and Industry Tracks

Yesterday, I sat down with Donald Smith to discuss the Business and Industry Tracks at EclipseCon 2007. Here’s an exerpt from our conversation: “EclipseCon has a reputation as being a hard-core developer conference, and there’s definitely a lot of developers … Continue reading

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EclipseCon Recommended Tracks

I’ve been looking over the recommended tracks for EclipseCon 2007. Based on what I know of folks like Chris and Alex, their recommended tracks are more-or-less exactly what I’d expect. There is some overlap between their recommendations and mine, so … Continue reading

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Fancy Date Widget

The Eclipse Nebula project has grown a lot in the last few months and it now includes an impressive collection of widgets, including a slick looking date and time picker. For the uninitiated, Nebula is a project where new widgets … Continue reading

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Pasting a CVS URL

There are a great many features in Eclipse that I take for granted. One is the handy way that the "Add CVS Repository" wizard handles CVS URLs. The wizard is opened from the "CVS Repositories" view, by selecting menu item … Continue reading

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Choice is Good?

I think that everybody agrees: choice is good. And with Eclipse comes lots of choice; just look at Eclipse Plug-in Central (EPIC) (which is pretty much the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Eclipse plug-ins). Given that choice … Continue reading

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Eclipse Corner Articles

I’ve been putting a lot of thought into Eclipse Corner lately. We’ve been getting a lot of proposals and submissions lately, and some of them have given me cause to reflect on just what kind of content should be posted … Continue reading

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Eclipse: A Solid Desktop, Rich-Client, or Embedded Application Framework

Eclipse Developer’s Journal has published an article from Todd Williams titled “Eclipse: A Solid Desktop, Rich-Client, or Embedded Application Framework“. It provides a good overview of the Eclipse Rich Client Platform (RCP). If you’re thinking about building a rich client … Continue reading

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Wayne’s EclipseCon Recommended Track

EclipseCon is my favourite show of the year. And that’s not just because I’m an employee of the Eclipse Foundation. Honestly. I’ve put together a recommended track; I’m not sure if I’ve done it in the right spirit, since I’ve … Continue reading

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Graphical Modeling Framework

I’ve been playing on and off with the Graphical Modeling Framework (GMF) for a few months. I am by no means an expert, but I’m coming along. Over the past week or so, I’ve been playing with the the 2.0M3 … Continue reading

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Harmony and Eclipse RCP

In November, I wrote about some experiments I did with Eclipse running on Apache Harmony. At the time, I was concerned exclusively with how much of the Eclipse SDK I could get running on the Harmony JRE. Today it occurred … Continue reading

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