equinox Tag

In my previous post, I described how to easily build an Equinox-based web application server that can be run on any servlet container. Note that in the previous post I had these instructions for completing the export wizard dialog d) The Generate metadata repository should be unchecked If using p2 (as in this post), this is incorrect.  It should say d) The Generate metadata repository should be checked (to...

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Over the past year I've developed a goal of making it easier to build and deploy the Equinox runtime as a web application server.  Not only does this fit my technical skills having previously worked on a commercial application server, it also fits my technical interests. It also seems that an ever increasing set of other people have been interested in running the Equinox OSGi...

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As Jeff McAffer noted, the webinar on OSGi we did a couple weeks ago is finally online. We decided to break it up in a series of six parts for your viewing pleasure. Part 1 - History and Vision Part 2 - Fundamental Concepts Part 3 - OSGi Tooling Part 4 - OSGi Services Part 5 - ServiceTracker and Declarative Services Part 6 - Deploying OSGi Systems and Q&A Enjoy....

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Last week Chris Aniszczyk and I did a free three hour OSGi and Equinox Jumpstart webinar. Yesterday we posted the whole thing as a six part series of movies on the EclipseSource webcast site. Check it out and let us know what you think! The webinar was aimed at people who've heard the buzz around OSGi but still don't have a great feel for what it...

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We've added to our distributed OSGi documentation (with examples+source) for ECF 3.0/Galileo: Distributed OSGi Services with ECF Getting Started with ECF's RFC119 Implementation Getting Started Using the ECF Remote Services API We have API layering so service programmers can choose the simplest appropriate mechanism for their system requirements, while still providing access to 'lower-level' concerns when necessary: failure handling synchronous vs. asynchronous remote method invocation serialization and wire protocol and so on...

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As we learned from Ian Bull, p2 has come a long way for the Galileo release. Now that Galileo has shipped, a lot of the Eclipse development teams are going on vacation or starting the planning process. In particular, the p2 team is looking for ideas on how to improve the user interface in Eclipse 3.6 and Helios. If you have any problems with the current user...

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