Single Sourcing Tag

Here's a nice Helios feature that comes in handy when you often work with multiple workspaces simultaneously (as we recommend for developing single source application with RCP and RAP). If you do, you probably know this which-is-which guessing when looking at your taskbar (or window switcher): How can you distinguish your Eclipse instances? How can you tell in which workspace you are editing? There is a commandline parameter...

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During the last weeks, Kenn and I worked together to support EMF generated editors running on RAP. I'm always mesmerized by how effective such synergies can be used when people from different teams work together for a bigger goal. Kudos to Kenn for his great work in EMF by refactoring the EMF UI bundles (namely o.e.emf.ui.common and o.e.emf.ui.edit) in order to single-source them. But what...

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Support for drag and drop just made it into the RAP source code repository. You can use the same API as known from SWT and thus re-use even more code when single-sourcing RCP applications. It will be available in the M4 build. In the meanwhile you can check out the sources from CVS and explore the new functionality online (go to the List page). There...

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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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The RAP team is proud to announce the second milestone for the Helios release. As Holger already mentioned in his blog post, part of the milestone is a new design option for RAP applications. You can either use it as is or customize it depending on your needs. Together with the new fancy design, there is also a new Configuration dialog to enable and disable the view...

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Whenever I'm working on UI stuff, something always goes terribly wrong ;-) Sometimes it's only a margin or padding, other times it a composite that crosses my path. I was pretty happy that Chris Aniszczyk and Simon Archer hacked together Picasso, which helps you to identify some of these layout issues. As you may know, most of the time I work on the Rich Ajax...

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With e4 0.9 out in the wild, we should think again about the goals e4 tries to provide. One of them was to reduce the gap between Desktop and Web - not only speaking of reusing widgets but also to enable the platform handle multi-user scenarios. While the core e4 team concentrated on eliminating bad smells like singletons, the RAP team worked on better support for single...

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This Thursday (July 9th), there will be a webinar on the topic of single sourcing and in particular, extending Rich Client Platform (RCP) applications to the web using the Rich Ajax Platform (RAP) project. Don't know what single sourcing is all about? Well, if we look at the traditional definition from the publishing industry: Sounds like a good idea? How about we take that a step further...

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