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Today's a great day. The Eclipse Foundation accepted the proposal for the RTP Project. RTP stands for Runtime Packaging.  And here's what it's all about. Marcus Baker wrote an article called "Install Me", which was published in the book "97 things a programmer should know". On two pages he shows the reader exactly how important the first minutes are when a new user tries to get...

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Here are three recent developments from Eclipse Riena, that you may otherwise have missed: • Version 3.0 announced - we have updated the development plan, skipping the 2.1 release and shooting straight for a 3.0 release next June (Eclipse Indigo). While we strive to keep the bulk of the APIs unchanged, this move will grant us the flexibility to carefully introduce changes needed to support Eclipse RAP. You...

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I've spend the last few days adjusting the Ridget layer in Riena, to make it work with Eclipse RAP and Eclipse RCP. We call this process "single-sourcing" (EclipseCon tutorial). Ridgets wrap around standard SWT / RWT controls to provide additional functionality and a better API. One example that you can see below: Ridgets have "markers", which tag a control as mandatory, wrong or read-only and change the...

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We recently had a workshop on redView with the developers of the project, probably many of you know ekke. We wanted to evaluate it and gain a better understanding if we could use it in the context of a project in the insurance space. redView looks pretty promising, and although personally I am not a big fan of modeling and code generation there might be a...

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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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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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If you are at the Eclipse Summit Europe this week, here are some interesting talks about the work going on in and around Eclipse Riena: * Eclipse RunTime Tutorial, Tue 9:00-12:00, Seminarräume 2-4 – This tutorial connects the dots between different runtime technologies, such as Equinox, Riena, RAP and EclipseLink * Eclipse Riena Project - Overview and a new UI concept for RCP applications, Wed 11:20-12:00, Seminarräume 2-4...

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The Riena committers have just done it again: Riena 1.2.0.M2 is now out the door (download). Here's the New & Noteworthy and the issues fixed in this milestone. Read on for my personal favorites: New ridgets: ILinkRidget, IBrowserRidget, ITraverseRidget (for SWT's Slider, Scale and Spinner widgets). Thanks to Florian from Redview for these contributions (snippets) IComboRidget now supports  CCombo: the CCombo widget works much better with our marker...

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