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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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The new EPP packages for Helios M6 are uploaded to the download area and just need some more hours to be distributed to the Eclipse download mirrors until we can make them available for the public from eclipse.org/downloads. The mirroring is important, because otherwise the eclipse.org uplink would be entirely saturated and no one could get the Helios M6 bits in time before EclipseCon. In the...

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This is a tale of three images. I found these images while investigating the internals of several different applications. There are some really neat software projects emerging at the moment, and as a developer I always find it interesting to take a look at the implementation details, because there is often a lot to be learned. It's not always something you might need right now,...

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Git has been gaining some traction in the Eclipse community as of late. From the birth of the EGit project at Eclipse and the recent approval of JGit to be hosted at Eclipse as a sub project of the EGit project, good things are coming. Why should you care about Git? Git is pretty popular these days as evident by some of the open source projects out...

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I used what little free time I had over the holidays to catch up on the recent developments in source control management systems, which have been quite interesting to follow. Especially the arrival of Distributed Version Control Systems has caused quite a buzz in the software development industry. Somehow Eclipse as a whole totally missed the SVN boat. Only in the last year has there been...

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