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Big thanks to all  runners who keep showing up for the EclipseCon run each morning. Particularly the brave bunch running in the rain today! Join us tomorrow at 7am in the Hyatt Lobby (rain or shine) for the last run of the conference. We will also having a little contest with the chance to win Eclipse.org goodies: (thank you!) two black Eclipse.org long-sleeve shirts two women's Eclipse.org polo shirts Eclipse.org...

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My highlights on the EclipseCon today were the EMF GWT presentation by Ed Merks, the p2 talk by Ian Bull and Pascal Rapicault and the keynote on Watson by David Gondek: Ed Merks showed how to use EMF with the Google Web Toolkit. In about a click or two, he had an EMF-based GWT application (or an GWT-based EMF application) up and running. The famous library...

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This is my first blog post under the EclipseSource roof. Thanks for all the greetings and congrats! I shortly want to summarize my impressions from the EclipseCon yesterday (Monday): Tutorial: What every developer needs to know about EMF. Since I was one of the authors I am not going to comment on the quality of the tutorial ;). About 80 people joint the tutorial and the number...

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Have you used p2?  Have you tried to replace plug-in with an updated version, only to find p2  doesn't find it?  Have you removed an unused plug-in and suddenly Eclipse stopped working? You've probably not only hit these issues, but as a responsible member of the Eclipse community you even filed a  bug about it, thanks.  Why then, did the p2 team close your bug as INVALID? Join Pascal...

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Over the last few days I've read many blogs from folks who are speaking at EclipseCon next week in Santa Clara. Everytime I find it really interesting to hear about the ideas behind the talks. So, with this post I want to show you what you can expect from the EclipseSource folks at EclipseCon. First we'll have a chance to meet every morning. EclipseSource is the...

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38 days left until EclipseCon -- Sure, you've registered, booked the flight and hotel, checked your passport. Next: pack your running shoes! Continuing the annual tradition started by Darin, we are organizing another edition of the EclipseCon Exercise:  an easy 3-mile run, starting in the Hyatt Lobby at 7:00 am each morning, Monday to Thursday. The trail is flat and paved and follows the stream / bike...

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Some of you might remember the Mars challenge back at the last EclipseCon? – well; it’s back. Now that the Eclipse 4.0 SDK released, we ‘d like to introduce to you the revival of this challenge –  on RAP. We re-implemented the e4 Mars Rover client, single sourced it using RAP and are now presenting the RAP Rover Challenge. We use our own server now and since...

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At EclipseCon I had the pleasure of presenting an introductory tutorial on p2 with an awesome co-presenter Kim Moir. The tutorial went well, although we did have a few technical problems at the beginning. We knew there was way too much material to cover in a 3 hour tutorial, and if we started cutting it down then we wouldn't get to the advanced material (which 1/2...

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