helios Tag

Last week Wim Jongman bloged about the Nebula Oscilloscope widget. It's just an awesome widget for monitoring activity. See Wim's post to form an opinion yourself. So, for me as a RAP developer, the first question I always ask myself when seeing such a cool thing is: "Will it run on RAP?". I followed the steps Wim described to get the Oscilloscope running, changed the target...

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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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Did you ever wanted to know how features find their way into Eclipse and became a part of a huge release like Eclipse Helios? What role do committers play? What is the part of the community? How do different projects collaborate with each other? For all of you Benjamin Muskalla and I will give the answer on the Eclipse Helios DemoCamp in Darmstadt on July the 14th. If...

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As part of the new Eclipse Helios, the Rich Ajax Platform project released version 1.3. If you'd like to know what is new in RAP 1.3, here's a short screencast. You can find a more detailed version on the RAP 1.3 New and Noteworthy page. Thanks to the community for all the hard work that made this great release possible. Of course, we are currently making plans for...

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Two weeks ago I asked you to think about high quality software that has been consistently delivered on-time. Think about software that is used by millions of people world-wide, built by hundreds of developers, free to use and open to everybody and anybody. Think about software that spans domains, runs on the smallest of devices and powers the worlds largest enterprises. Any ideas? ...

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Did you ever want to know what the Rich Ajax Platform is without spending too much time on it? For all of those we did a screencast that shows what RAP is in about a minute. You’ll also find the video on the RAP project page. Please note: since the time of this post, RAP has been rebranded as the Remote Application Platform. Find out more about RAP here....

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As most of you know, Eclipse Helios will be released next week. For regular readers of my blog (and PlanetEclipse.org), you know that I've been counting down some of the new features available in this release. During this series I have received comments (both in the comment fields, and on places like twitter) that essentially read: I really like Eclipse except it doesn't have an...

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The official Helios release is less than 1 week away, and we are now into the Top 5 Features that I'm most excited about. Over the past week I've been highlighting some of upcoming features of the Eclipse Helios release. These features include: improvements to the Java Development Tools, Plug-in Development Environment, API Tools and the Eclipse Platform. Number 5 on my Top...

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