galileo Tag

With Eclipse 3.5 -- Galileo -- just around the corner, I am counting down the top 10 features I'm most excited about.  Number 9 on my list is the improved Java 2 Javascript bridge available in the SWT Browser widget.  The SWT Browser now supports both calling Javascript from Java and calling Java from Javascript.  Leveraging the growing number of "Web Widgets" (Google maps for...

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The EPP Wizard is now available as a preview from our website: https://epp.eclipsesource.com. The idea behind the EPP Wizard is to simplify the installation process of dynamic downloads. With the EPP Wizard, you can easily choose what you want to include in your Eclipse installation and install this selection. The wizard itself consists of four pages. The first three pages contain the components that can be installed...

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Good news, Galileo RC4 is out and available for download. Why is this good news? Well, if we look at the Galileo calendar, Galileo GA's next week! If you want to get Galileo a bit faster, I highly recommend supporting Eclipse development by becoming a Friend of Eclipse. By donating a bit of money, you get access to Galileo earlier and you get access to a faster...

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As of a few minutes ago, Galileo RC3 EPP packages are available from the Eclipse website. You can download them via a direct link to the Galileo RC3 packages website or by opening the main Eclipse download page.  Note, if you go that way, you need to switch to the "Develompent Builds" tab. Why am I writing this? The main reason is that we - myself...

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The last release candidate for Eclipse 3.5 shipped! Eclipse 3.5 RC4 is out for download (or update via p2). There are no new features out in this release, as feature freeze has passed. There are only bug fixes. There will be no more builds of the Eclipse platform, we are now simply waiting for the Galileo release schedule. From my count, there were 84 bugs fixed for the...

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… and yes, this is a workbench. As part of the Galileo release train, we will publish RAP version 1.2 and it has some cool new features. One of the bigger changes is the new look and feel. [caption id="attachment_1588" align="aligncenter" width="430" caption="RAP 1.2 default look and feel"][/caption] You can apply this design very easily without changing a single line of code! Just get the RAP 1.2...

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If you are at JavaOne, drop by the Eclipse Foundation (Mo 5-7pm, Tu 11:30-1-30) or EclipseSource booths (all week) for a demo of the Rich Ajax Platform (RAP). In my demos, I'll focus on the CSS customizations and enhanced theming capabilities that ship with the new with RAP 1.2 release (Galileo). Here's a screenshot showing a 'RAP Addressbook' application: It is inspired by Kai's recent work on the...

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Good news, we're even closer to having Eclipse 3.5 released! Eclipse 3.5 RC3 is out for download (or update via p2). There are no new features out in this release, as feature freeze has passed. There are only bug fixes. From my count, there were 81 bugs fixed for the 3.5 RC3 release. Enjoy! Also, if you want to try out Galileo, RC1 is available (follow the release on Twitter)!...

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