Luna Tag

For 10 years Eclipse has set the gold standard for on-time software delivery. Eclipse Luna is just over 1 week away and this year's release is going to be great. To help celebrate the Eclipse release, I'm counting down the 10 Eclipse Luna features that I'm most excited about. While developing software, staying focused and in the flow helps maintain productivity. Context switching, distractions and continually moving...

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Eclipse is obviously known for its great Java tooling, but the real power of Eclipse comes from the thousands of plug-ins that integrate seamlessly. No project exemplifies this more than the Eclipse Modelling Project. As we get closer to the Eclipse Luna release, I'm counting down 10 new features that I'm most excited about. On Friday we used Eclipse Sirius to create a model for...

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As I mentioned in my previous post about RAP and Selenium, EclipseSource offers a commercial Add-On that adds WAI-ARIA support to RAP. While we use it mainly for UI-Tests, that's not really the purpose of ARIA. ARIA stands for Accessible Rich Internet Applications, and is a W3C recommendation created by the Web Accessibility Initiative group. It defines a set of HTML attributes intended to provide Assistive Technologies (AT,...

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We're occasionally asked how RAP supports UI tests. And while we were aware that there are developers creating UI tests for RAP, we never gathered much experience ourselves. However, in recent months I had the opportunity to delve deeper into this topic myself, specifically researching if Selenium 2.0 works with RAP 2.x. Spoiler: It does. [raw] NOTE: This video has been edited for presentation. [/raw] I should...

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The annual Eclipse release typically indicates the beginning of summer. And if the back-to-school commercials aren't an indication that summer is winding down, the restarting of the Eclipse milestones builds certainly is. Even with vacations and sunny weather, the Eclipse and Equinox teams have managed to put together the first milestone for the Eclipse Luna release. There are a number of new features including better integration...

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