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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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As I mentioned a while back, Eclipse Helios M5 was made available for Download. There are number of New and Noteworthy features, but one really big feature was omitted from the N&N. The Eclipse provisioning platform, p2, finally has API! Really, go take a look at the code...

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We proudly present Riena 2.0 M5 - the first release in the 2.0 stream.  As you can see by the long New & Noteworthy, we have been very active in last six weeks. Read on for my five favorite new things: 1. Pluggable Marker Decorations The new BorderMarkerSupport draws red-borders around a widget and replaces the standard ControlDecoration. You can select either error decoration style via the...

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Eclipse 3.6 M5 is now available for download. There are lots of new and exciting features, like the ability to open and file directly from the command line.  You can also use the synchronize view to compare patches: Debug also introduced a few new features (like instance counts): Check out all the new features in the New and Noteworthy. Download the milestone: https://download.eclipse.org/eclipse/downloads/drops/S-3.6M5-201001291300/index.php or use p2 to upgrade to it: https://download.eclipse.org/eclipse/updates/3.6milestones/...

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Christmas is in the very near future and I have the pleasure to announce the availability of the forth milestone for next year's Eclipse Simultaneous Release Helios: M4 is out! This time it was less than one week between the Eclipse Platform build (called '+0') last Friday, several builds ('+1' to '+3') this week where other Eclipse projects prepare their contributions, and the package build...

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Just in time for the Holidays, the Eclipse platform team has made Eclipse 3.6 Milestone 4 available. Feel free to download it: https://download.eclipse.org/equinox/drops/S-3.6M4-200912101301/index.php Upgrade to it: https://download.eclipse.org/eclipse/updates/3.6milestones or just browse the New and Noteworthy: https://download.eclipse.org/eclipse/downloads/drops/S-3.6M4-200912101301/eclipse-news-M4.html There's a whole host of new features such as Virtual Folders and the ability to execute multiple quick fixes at once: Enjoy the early Christmas present :-)...

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We Riena committers smoothly shipped a fresh Riena Milestone last Friday, this time 1.2.0.M3 (download). Here's the New & Noteworthy and the list of resolved items. For the curious, here is the schedule leading towards the December release: 12/04 - 1.2.0 RC1 12/11 - 1.2.0 RC2 12/15 - 1.2.0 After that the work will start concentrating on the summer release, which is part of the Helios release train....

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We're all looking forward to talk about EclipseRT, Equinox and RAP at the DemoCamps around the world. In case you want to catch us and talk about Eclipse and related topics, just join one of the DemoCamps near you. Besides many other interesting talks, we'll mostly cover EclipseRT, RAP and p2. Ottawa, ON, Canada - November 24 - Jeff McAffer (EclipseRT) Braunschweig/Hanover, Germany - November 25 -...

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As you may read in previous blogs we have adressed the RAP styling. Therefore we presented you the "big blocks" in form of the new RAP designs. But there is still a difference between RAP and other cool RIA technologies i.e. like ExtJS, Flex or qooxdoo. When you take a look at the demos of these frameworks they all come along with cool styled widgets...

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Milestone #3 for Eclipse 3.6 is now available for download. Here are the noteworthy changes up this milestone: 3.6 M3 - New and Noteworthy 3.6 M2 - New and Noteworthy 3.6 M1 - New and Noteworthy My favorite change is the new support for software installation while running & debugging. This should be a huge time-saver for all developers who are adding p2 support to their RCP apps. It permits...

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