Author: Markus Knauer

The second milestone (M2) of next years' Eclipse Simultaneous Release called Helios is now available! I am proud that I am able to announce the availability of the corresponding Helios EPP M2 packages. You can download them from the usual EPP nightly build page www.eclipse.org/epp/download.php. It's the first time ever that the EPP packages are available so soon in the yearly release cycle and I think it...

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Only 4 days until the final Galileo SR1 bits are going to be released on Friday, time to write about some good news: First of all, there is bug 281501 "64 bit Cocoa EPP packages should be available" which is currently the most wanted bug at Eclipse. I never thought that I would ever be the one who owns the bug with the highest number of...

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Twenty-four hours after opening the flood gates and releasing Galileo I thought I could provide some statistics. Over a year ago I started one of my talks at EclipseCon announcing that every 3 seconds someone starts a download of a packages that we create in my Eclipse Packaging Project. But everything is different in the first few days after a release. When I checked the download...

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As of a few minutes ago, Galileo RC3 EPP packages are available from the Eclipse website. You can download them via a direct link to the Galileo RC3 packages website or by opening the main Eclipse download page.  Note, if you go that way, you need to switch to the "Develompent Builds" tab. Why am I writing this? The main reason is that we - myself...

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We are all busy preparing our talks and demonstrations for EclipseCon, aren't we? This year I am trying to use in all of my talks a common set of examples. The plan is to showcase technology from several projects. I will start with the EPP Download Wizard (at the moment 'Friends-of-Eclipse' only) from my EPP project that has been build as a RAP application and uses...

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I have to admit: 23 is the number that I like most. Some computer scientists and mathematicians prefer 42, but this is not a prime number. Why am I starting this blog entry with this odd number? Because my birthday is on a 23rd? While this is true, it is not particular interesting. But if you are going to the EPP project page where you see...

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