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If this is not the first post by me that you’re reading, you may know that I try to blog regularly. Previously, I had 2 or 3 private blogs which, you also might know, were not that successful ;). Since I started at EclipseSource, I publish on our company blog. Anyway, I started my first blog 5 years ago and used some horrible, long forgotten...

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Please note: This post is outdated. Please read this post and do not follow the install instructions in this one. A few weeks ago I presented you my GSoC 2010 project. The idea was to make Equinox/RAP WAR deployment easier. And yes, it was a real pain to create .war files for an Equinox/RAP application. About 215 deployment related threads on the RAP newsgroup speak for...

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As I described in a previous blog I'm going to create the tooling for creating equinox based war files within this year's gsoc. For this purpose I created some UI sketches with the WireframeSketcher. You can see the first thoughts on the UI below. I would appreciate if you can give some feedback on the sketches to improve the tooling. You can find more information...

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This year's Summer of Code application deadline has passed. I want to take the chance and introduce you to my planned project. I think the results will be a great benefit for the community. So, what does RAP/Equinox WAR products mean? When searching the RAP newsgroup for "WAR deployment" 210 threads appear. The reason for this is that many developers have problems deploying a RAP application....

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On Canada's west coast we have been having an unbelievable summer. While the sunshine (and the beach) have a tendency to lure me away from my computer, there has been so much Eclipse activity this summer  that it's challenging to get away.  One of the things I'm most excited about is the Google Summer of Code work going on in Zest.  Zest is my small graph...

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20 Eclipse projects were accepted this year for Google Summer of Code and you can see the complete list here: https://socghop.appspot.com/org/home/google/gsoc2009/eclipse Congratulations to all the students!!!  This year we had close to 100 proposals, and I'm happy to say that many of them were very, very  well thought out, it's too bad we could not accept more.  I encourage members of the Eclipse community to review the...

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Once upon a time a guy named Roy Fielding made his disertation about a design aproach called REST. From this point REST is getting very popular. Many service provider using REST to offer developers access to their services i.e. Twitter, Facebook and so on. But what is this REST thing? It's a way to publish web services without any overloaded technology like SOAP for example. Every...

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As everyone should now know, the application process for Google Summer of Code is well underway.  Students are actively putting together their proposals and mentors are busy giving feedback and helping students solidify their ideas. For those of you who still don't know what the Google Summer of Code program is, it's a program put on by Google, in which students are given a stipend...

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This week should be "Go Time" for all students.  This is the week students from across the globe are submitting their applications for Google Summer of Code.   Students, you have until this Friday (April 3rd) to submit your application.  While you may think that's plenty of time, think again!!!  Some students have already begun submitting their applications, and mentors have already starting reviewing /...

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For those of us in Canada, it can be hard to think about summer.  Even in Victoria we had a late blast of winter, which makes it feel like summer will never come.  However, for open source developers, summer is just around the corner -- Summer of Code that is. The Google Summer of Code program provides funds and the infrastructure to enable students to...

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