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Yesterday Amazon launched a new service called AWS Elastic Beanstalk. It's basically a Tomcat hosting service. You can upload your WAR files via a web interface, to an instance of a Linux cloud image pre-configured with Tomcat. This is from the official Amazon description: AWS Elastic Beanstalk is an even easier way for you to quickly deploy and manage applications in the AWS cloud. You simply...

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Hi, We'd like to know more about RAP in the wild. Please take a moment and answer the question that follows below. We will publish the results of this anonymous poll later on this blog, and we'll use them to influence the direction of the research work of the Sovereign project. Thanks for your time. var random_booroo=0;var othertext_booroo='Other: (Please specify)';var jsonurl='http://booroo.com/app/vote.asp'; ...

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Today's a great day. The Eclipse Foundation accepted the proposal for the RTP Project. RTP stands for Runtime Packaging.  And here's what it's all about. Marcus Baker wrote an article called "Install Me", which was published in the book "97 things a programmer should know". On two pages he shows the reader exactly how important the first minutes are when a new user tries to get...

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Terracotta is a transparent clustering service that allows multiple Java processes on different JVMs to work together using pure objects and threading logic. Here's how you can use it with Equinox. Prerequisites: An installation of Java 1.6.0u20 or later (Java SE Downloads) and Terracotta (Open Source Option) Terracotta Download.. Install the downloaded Terracotta: > tar xvfz terracotta-3.3.0.tar.gz > export TC_HOME=/opt/tools/terracotta-3.3.0 We wan't Terracotta to integrate with Equinox. This is where...

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Please note: This post is outdated. Please read this post and do not follow the install instructions in this one. A few weeks ago I presented you my GSoC 2010 project. The idea was to make Equinox/RAP WAR deployment easier. And yes, it was a real pain to create .war files for an Equinox/RAP application. About 215 deployment related threads on the RAP newsgroup speak for...

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Two days ago was the Helios DemoCamp in Darmstadt at Deutsche Telekom.  I think it was a very successful evening with a whole bunch of good talks. Two of them are very noteworthy. The first one was presented by Marcel Bruch. He talked about the Eclipse Code Recommenders project which he's working on at TU Darmstadt. The basic idea behind this project is to provide a way...

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As I described in a previous blog I'm going to create the tooling for creating equinox based war files within this year's gsoc. For this purpose I created some UI sketches with the WireframeSketcher. You can see the first thoughts on the UI below. I would appreciate if you can give some feedback on the sketches to improve the tooling. You can find more information...

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Finally the voting process for this years Google Summer of Code is over and they announced the accepted students. I'm really happy that so many interesting proposals got trough and really looking forward to see the outcome of all the student projects. Here is the full list of the proposals that got accepted for 2010. Improve Eclipse Git integration Student: Dariusz Luksza Mentor(s): Matthias Sohn WAR deployment for RAP/Equinox based...

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Ever been to Mannheim? If not - this is your chance to visit this lovely city. For the Helios release, the guys behind the majug² (Mannheimer Java user Group) invite everybody to the Helios Democamp in June. And as Ian already found out: Yes, we love our DemoCamps! It's always great to have technical discussions over a frosty beverage! [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="422" caption="Watertower by flamouroux"][/caption] At the moment,...

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