Author: Ian Bull

Well here we are just over half way through the NHL season and the norther hemisphere is in the middle of winter.  For those of you who don't plan on spending the weekend watching the NHL All-Star game, you'll be happy to know that Eclipse 3.7M5 is now available for download. Milestone 5 comes backed with a number of new goodies including conditional breakpoint improvements: Static analysis...

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If you were looking for something to give that hard-to-buy-for person on your Christmas list, what about Eclipse 3.7 Milestone 4?  That's right, just as planned, another Milestone has shipped. There are pretty interesting goodies in this milestone too, like the ability to jump straight to a super implementation Grab source with your target: And (my favorite) update your target There is even a new feature in p2...

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There are only a few guarantees in life, death, taxes and an Eclipse milestone every 6 weeks. And just like 6 weeks ago, the Eclipse platform team has put out another milestone towards the Indigo release.  This milestone includes both the Eclipse 3.7 and 4.1 platforms. There are some pretty exciting new features including: Job image overlay in task item: Improved sash handling (version 4.1 only): You can now 'open...

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Well summer is finally over (Autumn is almost officially here), but it doesn't mean that everyone has been slacking.  Over the past few months the Eclipse Platform team managed to ship Helios (on time of course), ship Eclipse 4.0 (Early Adopter Release), and start-up the Eclipse 3.7 (Indigo) work.  In fact, Milestone 1 shipped over a month ago, and now Eclipse 3.7 Milestone 2 is...

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If anybody is going to be in Dublin next Thursday (Sept 9th), I'll be talking about OSGi, Software Modularity and Single Sourcing.  Details of the event can be found here. If anybody is going to be in the area, let me know. I'd love to catch up with some Eclipse folks over a few frosty beverages....

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What do the following people have in common: Andre Oosthuizen Ed Burnette Euxx Frank Sauer Gunnar Wagenknecht Luis de la Rosa Martin Perez Vasanth Dharmaraj They were the original 8 feeds on PlanetEclipse.  If you are interested in some of the first posts checkout this link.  Or, you can browse through time here. For those of you that don't know, planeteclipse is open to committers, contributors, or anybody with a passion for Eclipse.  If you...

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Two weeks ago I asked you to think about high quality software that has been consistently delivered on-time. Think about software that is used by millions of people world-wide, built by hundreds of developers, free to use and open to everybody and anybody. Think about software that spans domains, runs on the smallest of devices and powers the worlds largest enterprises. Any ideas? Yes I'm talking...

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