Category Archives: Education

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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Intellectual Property Management

Most definitions of success for an open source project includes widespread adoption: while the value of the satisfaction you get from writing a great bit of code shouldn’t be undervalued, it’s a great deal more satisfying when something you’ve built … Continue reading

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Welcome Students!

Google Summer of Code 2011 is in full swing. Well, it’s almost in full swing: the accepted student proposals were announced today. Many of the students are still wrapping up their winter term exams, so the real fun can’t begin … Continue reading

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Java in the Eclipse IDE for Education

The IDE for Education (ide4edu) project has made some progress over these last few months with the help of some undergraduate students. Most of the effort has been around making Eclipse just a little easier to use during those first … Continue reading

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Summer projects for students

Hey students! Looking for something fun to do this summer? Do you want to be part of the coolest open source project ever? If you haven’t been accepted already, you’re a little late for Google Summer of Code. However, there … Continue reading

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University Outreach and the Google Summer of Code

The Google Summer of Code (GSoC) programme has been a great vehicle for university outreach. For the 2008 running of GSoC, the Eclipse Foundation received student 127 applications from almost as many institutions. Most of the students submitting proposals were … Continue reading

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CASCON 2008

I spent a couple of hours at CASCON 2008 today. The conference, brought to us by the good folks at IBM’s Centers for Advanced Studies (CAS). This conference brings together researchers from industry and university to learn from each other … Continue reading

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