Author: Chris Aniszczyk

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 points for a Movember reference in their slides. They also had the coolest...

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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 an ecosystem. I think this enhancement would alleviate a common problem...

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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 EclipseRT. There's something to be said about a consistent example that...

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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 me know. I would love to hear what the Eclipse community is...

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This week, we'll be participating at Eclipse Summit Europe 2009 in Ludwigsburg, Germany. Here are our activities based on day. Tuesday, October 27th Runtime Tutorial Jeff McAffer (EclipseSource), Christian Campo (compeople AG), Shaun Smith (Oracle) RT Symposium Jeff McAffer (EclipseSource), Christian Campo (compeople AG) Wednesday, October 28th OSGi Best Practices Martin Lippert, Jeff McAffer (EclipseSource), Paul VanderLei (Band XI International) OSGi Versioning and Testing Chris Aniszczyk (EclipseSource), Jeff McAffer (EclipseSource), Paul VanderLei (Band XI International) Styling RAP...

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Good news everyone, the Eclipse PDE team finally made the visualization component available for everyone. To obtain it, use the Install New Software wizard in Eclipse and point to the correct repository. http://download.eclipse.org/eclipse/pde/visualization/updates The plan is to ship this as part of the Eclipse Helios release. In its current state, the tool visualizes OSGi bundles only. There is some discussion about adding support for features and packages....

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