Nov 29th, 2009

Reminder: Eclipse Vienna DemoCamp

This is the final reminder for the Eclipse Vienna DemoCamp tomorrow. I’m excited as this is my first Vienna Eclipse DemoCamp :) There’s a great list of presentations and speakers: Werner Keil, Creative Arts & Technologies, “Spatio-Temporal Epidemiological Modeler“ Lixto Team, Lixto Software GmbH, “Eclipse-related aspects in Lixto Visual Developer“ Christoph Mayerhofer, INSO, “ReviewClipse – [...]

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Nov 25th, 2009

Blogging and PlanetEclipse

I recently added Del Myers to the PlanetEclipse syndication rolls. Congratulations, you are number 275! So don’t be shy… …and file a bug against the PlanetEclipse administrators to have your blog added.

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Nov 23rd, 2009

EclipseRT Usage

As an Eclipse committer, I love to see Eclipse technology used in a variety of places. Last week, at the EclipseRT Day in Austin, Austin Riddle and Cole Markham from the Texas Center of Applied Technology gave a presentation on how EclipseRT technology is used in emergency management and threat simulation scenarios. They get bonus [...]

Nov 23rd, 2009

Simplifying the Equinox P2 User Interface

I’m not sure if people noticed this last week, but there’s been discussion of providing a simplified p2 ui by refactoring out the Mylyn discovery user interface and pushing it down the stack. Mik Kersten alluded to this in his blog entry last week, where having a simple discovery and install mechanism can help grow [...]

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Nov 20th, 2009

Eclipse Project Proposal – Gemini

A fan of OSGi? A fan of all things enterprise? Check this project proposal out at Eclipse… This proposal recommends the creation of a new project called “Enterprise Modules”, nicknamed Gemini, to provide a home for subprojects that integrate existing Java enterprise technologies into module-based platforms, and/or that implement enterprise specifications on module-based platforms. Gemini [...]

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Nov 19th, 2009

EclipseRT Day Austin 2009

A couple days ago, I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at EclipseRT Day in sunny Austin, Texas. The day started off with Jeff McAffer speaking about building component based applications using OSGi and EclipseRT. From my point of view, the audience took a liking to the Toast example that Jeff used to describe [...]

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Nov 12th, 2009

EclipseSource in Vienna

Jeff McAffer and I will be in beautiful Vienna the first week of December. Thanks to the accommodating DemoCamp organizers, we will be presenting EclipseRT and Toast at the Vienna Eclipse DemoCamp. There are already over 50 people registered! As always, if you’re in the area and want to grab a frosty beverage, please let [...]

Nov 11th, 2009

Reminder: EclipseRT Day Austin

As a gentle reminder, today is the last day to register for the upcoming EclipseRT Day in Austin. There are currently about 70 people registered, representing over 20 companies in the Austin area. I hope to see everyone next week!

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Nov 3rd, 2009

Git Mirrors at

Good news everyone, Git mirrors are going live at Please give them a whirl. If you find any issues, please state them on this bug.

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