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Candidate bugs for the EclipseCon Europe 2015 Hackathon

Alternate title: What I saw at the EclipseCon Europe Hackathon made my jaw drop! I’m pretty excited about the hackathon we’re running at EclipseCon Europe. In past hackathons, we’ve let attendees pick the bug that they want to work on. … Continue reading

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Introducing the EclipseCon Europe 2015 Hackathon

Alternate title: I Went to EclipseCon Europe and What I Saw There Blew My Mind… EclipseCon has great tutorials and sessions. The speakers are second-to-none, and the networking opportunities are fantastic. if you’re looking for it, you’ll find software developers … Continue reading

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Technology Behind the new Eclipse Project Handbook

I’ve been asked about the technology used in the new Eclipse Project Handbook. The content itself is specified in Asciidoc format and rendered into HTML using Asciidoctor. I started off using Asciidoc for rendering, but changed after I ran into … Continue reading

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New Eclipse Project Handbook

For a very long time, I’ve wanted to completely rewrite our documentation for projects and committers. I finally gave it a big push last quarter and have completed a first big revision. There’s still more work to do, but I believe that … Continue reading

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Eclipse Screenshot of the Week: Gerrit

It’s easy to get caught thinking that Mylyn only provides access to traditional issue trackers like Bugzilla and Jira. It also features integration with Gerrit. This screenshot shows the Planning perspective being used to work directly with Gerrit reviews. You … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Revise the Eclipse Development Process: 2015 Edition

Every couple of years, I work with the Eclipse Architecture Council to revise the Eclipse Development Process (EDP). The EDP is the document that describes the structure of projects, relationships between projects and committers, and the sorts of activities that … Continue reading

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Eclipse Mars New and Noteworthy: Java 9 Beta

Java™ 9 support has not yet landed in our standard download packages. But you can add an early access preview to your existing Eclipse Mars install. The Eclipse Java™ 9 Support (BETA) contains the following: ability to add JRE and … Continue reading

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