Author: Jonas Helming

I am happy to announce that Ed and I are organizing the Modeling Symposium for EclipseCon North America 2013. It is scheduled for the first day of the conference, i.e., Tuesday, March 26th at 5pm. The symposium aims to provide a forum for community members to present a brief overview of their work. We offer 10 minute lightning slots (including questions) to facilitate a broad...

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Two years ago, when Git and EGit were gathering speed in the Eclipse world, I published a tutorial for beginners describing step-by-step the basic use cases for EGit. Since then there have been many visits and quite a few comments. Additionally, the development of EGit hasn’t stood still. Therefore I decided to update the tutorial based on your comments and to include the differences to...

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Since e4 technology and concepts are in every Juno release and will be downloaded millions of times, many projects are currently evaluating why, when and how to migrate to the Eclipse 4 (e4) Application platform. The why and the when answers are classical, “It depends…”  In fact, the answers depend on many criteria such as the existing components, third-party frameworks used and many more. Additionally,...

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Developing software is a pretty abstract job. In many cases you don't really “see” what’s happening. Once a developer has completed a task, she/he sends some bits to the SCM and starts the next one. In open source projects several developers do this every day, sometimes at the same time, but they might not even be aware of it. Wouldn’t it be nice sometimes to be...

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This year we are again very happy to be hosting an Eclipse November DemoCamp in Munich. However, we are cheating a little, because it will be on December 5th. So let's call it the Christmas DemoCamp: Due to renovations we can only offer 80 seats this time, so please make sure you register soon, as we usually receive more then 120 registrations. You can register on...

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Looking at all the interesting talks in the EclipseCon Schedule, many people wonder which talks to attend. This obviously depends on the topics you are interested. So imagine I would only be interested in Eclipse 4 (e4), this would be my schedule: Tuesday Obviously I would start the day with attending the Eclipse 4 Tutorial. After the lunch break I would have some time to recover, but probably...

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This tutorial series introduces the new features and concepts of the Eclipse 4 Application Platform, as well as interesting tools and technologies related to the current major release of Eclipse. In the first three parts of this series we covered the following topics: the core of every Eclipse 4 application, the application model; the connection of this model with actual implementations; and the options for...

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