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Last summer when Galileo was released, I wrote a series of blogs in which I discussed my top 10 favorite features of the release.  Somebody at the Eclipse Foundation must have enjoyed the read because I won a free conference pass to EclipseCon 2010.  I thought it would only be fitting to share my top 10 moments from EclipseCon 2010 with all of you.  These...

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Doing live presentations is always challenging, isn't it? Especially here, at EclipseCon, I like to integrate some demo elements in my talks, but in case you are relying on external resources, such as a network, there is always the chance that it is not going to work during your presentation. And that's exactly what happened when we did our talk on Monday. For those who couldn't...

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During the last weeks, Kenn and I worked together to support EMF generated editors running on RAP. I'm always mesmerized by how effective such synergies can be used when people from different teams work together for a bigger goal. Kudos to Kenn for his great work in EMF by refactoring the EMF UI bundles (namely o.e.emf.ui.common and o.e.emf.ui.edit) in order to single-source them. But what...

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One of the key aspects of Agile Software Development -- or any iterative software development process -- is keeping your customer in-the-loop. In order for customers to have a voice in the software development process they must continually consume your software, provide feedback, and witness the results of that feedback. In a small setting this might not be to hard. But when...

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I've spend the last few days adjusting the Ridget layer in Riena, to make it work with Eclipse RAP and Eclipse RCP. We call this process "single-sourcing" (EclipseCon tutorial). Ridgets wrap around standard SWT / RWT controls to provide additional functionality and a better API. One example that you can see below: Ridgets have "markers", which tag a control as mandatory, wrong or read-only and change the...

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As I left EclipseCon I was a little surprised there wasn't the famous +1, -1, 0 buckets outside the Hyatt.  I wanted to cast my vote for the entire conference.  I had a great week and I learned a lot, although there were 2 things that disappointed me. First, I was not able to attend all the sessions I wanted too.  Maybe others have advice because...

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The EclipseSource team is enjoying its time at EclipseCon 2009. Here's a reminder of what our team is talking about today. Ralf Sternberg and Rudiger Herrmann gave a tutorial about "Single Sourcing RCP and RAP." Jeff McAffer and Ian Bull are giving a tutorial on "Understanding and extending p2 for fun and profit." Come learn about p2! I'm really excited about Scott Lewis giving a tutorial on "Distributed...

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I have been working on one of the most requested Zest features, custom figures, and by EclipesCon it will be finished.  Now you are no longer stuck with those little blue rounded rectangles.  You can construct all sorts of custom figures, or even make use of an ImageFigure. [caption id="attachment_997" align="aligncenter" width="526" caption="Zest Custom Figure"][/caption] You can either do this by creating a CGraphNode, or in the...

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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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