Planet OSGi

Today we are proud to release the OSGi JAX-RS Connector 3.2. A lot has happened since the 3.1 release back in October 2013. This post will give you an overview of the new and noteworthy things included in the 3.2 release. We upgraded the underlying Jersey library to 2.5 which was released back in December. We also included the bundles needed for multipart formdata requests. Bryan Hunt...

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The final submission deadline for EclipseCon 2014 is here! If you haven't submitted your talk, now is a GREAT TIME! https://twitter.com/irbull/status/402142243911241728 https://twitter.com/alblue/status/402142894653308928 This is really shaping up to be an awesome conference. We have some excellent content on Tools and Software Lifecycle, Eclipse RT, Modeling, OSGi, C/C++,  Java 8, e4 / RCP and JavaScript. We also have some very specialized content on Vert.x, M2M and PolarSys. Thank-you to everyone...

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Now that everyone is recovered from EclipseCon Europe -- and has plenty of Halloween candy to snack on -- why not spend a few minutes and submit a EclipseCon 2014 talk. The early bird deadline is Monday November 4th. If you hit the early bird deadline, you'll have two chances to get your talk accepted. See the Call for Papers for details [1], or leave a comment (or...

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Well I’m going out west where I belong where the days are short and the nights are long In 2014 EclipseCon is headed back to San Francisco and the submission system is now open. Eclipse is leading the way with innovative tools and technology across all aspects of the Software Lifecycle. From world class IDEs, to powerful runtimes such as OSGi and Vert.x, Eclipse is a leader...

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Earlier this year in June we released the 3.0 version of the OSGi JAX-RS Connector together with JAX-RS 2.0. Since then a lot has happened in the project and we decided to do a 3.1 release. Below are the important features and changes that made it into 3.0 and 3.1. If you're not familiar with the connector, these articles will get you started: Introduction, Consuming...

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Lately there have been many discussions regarding Eclipse preferences because of sites like ihateeclipse.com. The Number 1 complaint on this site is that Eclipse's resources get out of sync with the file system and, as a result, the user has to press F5. I've also run into this more than once ;). Anyway, since I'm pretty much an Eclipse power user I have spent some...

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It is a common procedure to read the initial configuration of a classic Java program from a file system properties file. Once the program is up and running, changes made to the configuration will be ignored unless you deliberately watch for changes to the properties file. OSGi runtimes provide a ConfigurationAdmin[1] to manage your initial configuration and handle changes during runtime. With Eclipse Gemini Blueprint[2] it is...

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Today we are proud to release Tabris 1.1. Since the 1.0 release we have focused on making Tabris even more robust and made improvements such as a whole new TabFolder implementation for the Android client and a new Tree implementation for the iOS client. Of course, besides robustness and bug fixes we have added many new features. In this post I'd like to show you the new...

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In one week, on June 26th 2013, Eclipse Kepler will ship. To prepare for the release I'm counting down the Top 10 most interesting features according to me. Number 2 on my list is close to my heart -- the Eclipse Provisioning Platform (p2) -- and the new features it supports. The Eclipse Provisioning Platform (p2) has been responsible for installing and managing Eclipse plug-ins for over...

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EclipseCon 2013 Starts next week, and from my twitter feed it seems the Eclipse community has already started their pilgrimage to Boston. While many people know Eclipse as a great IDE, did you know Eclipse also provides a powerful software stack to build enterprise applications on? From Modularity to Java Persistence to a world class Webserver, Eclipse is showing up in places you'd never expect -- including the...

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