Autor: Chris Aniszczyk

As a reminder, OSGi DevCon London happens tomorrow, February 23rd. If you want to learn about OSGi from the experts and live in the area, I highly recommend you visit. I'm personally excited about Kirk Knoernschild's keynote about OSGi in the Enterprise: Agility, Modularity and Architecture's Paradox. You can view the full program here. I will be speaking about Eclipse, OSGi and API Evolution and also will...

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The RAP team just announced the availability of RAP 1.3 M5! If you're interested in single-sourcing Eclipse-based applications, please give it a try. In the 1.3 M5 release, the RAP team added more SWT API to make single sourcing existing applications easier: Composite#layout( Control[], int ) MouseEvent#stateMask Widget#reskin( int ) and SWT.Skin event ImageData ImageLoader ImageLoaderEvent The team also added IApplication support which simply translates into one less extension point you have to use...

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Yesterday, the EclipseCon Program Committee made the final tough decisions and pressed the button to notify people if their submissions got accepted or not. I had the honor of putting together the Eclipse Runtime (EclipseRT) content. If you're coming to EclipseCon, you'll have a great opportunity to learn about EclipseRT and OSGi. Here are some of my favorite selections for runtime...

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Today, the Eclipse Foundation announced two new projects at Eclipse.org, Graphiti and Virgo. The Graphiti project aims to offer an Eclipse-based graphics framework to enable easy development of state-of-the-art diagram editors for domain models. SAP plans to contribute the developed framework. This could have a large impact in the Eclipse Modeling space where graphic modeling is only getting better and better. The contribution is also important...

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The RAP team is proud to announce the fourth milestone for the Eclipse Helios release. What's new? Well, RAP now supports drag and drop semantics. The user can use the mouse and keyboard the way he is used to in his desktop applications to move, copy or link data. The API is SWT-compatible, using DragSource, DropTarget and Transfer. JFace ControlDecoration support has been added to RAP...

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Last week, Jeff McAffer and I had the honor to attend the Eclipse Vienna DemoCamp hosted at the beautiful TU Vienna campus. There were about 80 people that showed up and many interesting talks were given. Instead of going through all of them, I'll highlight some of the ones I personally enjoyed. The day started with Werner Keil giving a talk about the Spatio-Temporal Epidemiological Modeler...

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I enjoy seeing people use EclipseRT technology in the wild. Recently I met and spoke with Austin Riddle from the Texas Center for Applied Technology (TCAT) about how they are using the Eclipse Rich Ajax Platform (RAP) and what applications they are building with it. 1. What does your application(s) do? We have several live RAP applications that take the form of information dashboards. These dashboards...

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This is the final reminder for the Eclipse Vienna DemoCamp tomorrow. I'm excited as this is my first Vienna Eclipse DemoCamp :) There's a great list of presentations and speakers: Werner Keil, Creative Arts & Technologies, "Spatio-Temporal Epidemiological Modeler" Lixto Team, Lixto Software GmbH, "Eclipse-related aspects in Lixto Visual Developer" Christoph Mayerhofer, INSO, "ReviewClipse - Continuous Code-Reviews within the Eclipse IDE" Chris Aniszczyk and Jeff McAffer, EclipseSource, "Introduction to EclipseRT and...

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