Planet OSGi Tag

As an Eclipse committer, I love to see Eclipse technology used in a variety of places. Last week, at the EclipseRT Day in Austin, Austin Riddle and Cole Markham from the Texas Center of Applied Technology gave a presentation on how EclipseRT technology is used in emergency management and threat simulation scenarios. They get bonus points for a Movember reference in their slides. They also had the coolest...

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Have you heard about OSGi but are not sure about the details?  Are you wondering what this brand new Java technology is all about?  Are you concerned that its footprint is too large for your specific application?  Are you not sure if OSGi solves a problem you have? Is OSGi a no go for you because you don't use the Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT) or...

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I recently blogged about the OSGi EventAdmin service and got some good feedback. I like to inform people of some more things that came to light about EventAdmin. First, I added a template in PDE for the OSGi EventAdmin service that will make its debut in Eclipse 3.6 M3: It basically uses OSGi Declarative Services to register an EventHandler that listens for the bundle started event...

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I recently had a few people come to me to chat about the OSGi EventAdmin service. For those who are curious, the EventAdmin service is part of the OSGi Compendium Specification and allows you to publish and listen to events via a pub-sub system. I'll try to do a quick write up on how to actually use the service. As with any OSGi service, the...

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