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Scott Lewis07/03/13
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ECF Kepler/3.6.1 - Remote Services Takes Center Stage

As part of the Kepler simultaneous release, ECF has just released version 3.6.1. The complete new and noteworthy is here, but the highlights are described here.

Wayne Beaton06/27/13
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Eclipse Kepler Release: By the Numbers

A look at the projects included in this week's release of Eclipse Kepler. The composition this year is a little different. Most of the projects from last year’s Juno release have stayed on as part of Kepler.

Rob Williams06/27/13
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Java: Progress Measured in Decades

So Kepler dropped today. I have been writing Akka code lately and was pretty sure there would be no way to use it. I was right. The Scala IDE, a product that only exists as an eclipse plugin, did not even bother to get ready for this train.

Blaise Doughan06/19/13
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MOXy's @XmlVariableNode - Using a Map's Key as the Node Name

People often ask me how they can map a java.util.Map such that the keys become the node names. In this post I will demonstrate how this can be done using the new Variable Node mapping that we have added in EclipseLink MOXy.

Erich Styger06/15/13
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Eclipse Problems View: Only Show Problems for Project

Having many projects open the same time, and working on them in parallel is a challenge. Ok, the human brain is not built for multitasking, but I still try ;-) . What I typically I end up in my Eclipse Problems View to have entries from multiple projects mixed up:

Mark Cloudeways06/11/13
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The Features & Advantages of PHP Cloud Hosting

PHP is one of the most popular programming languages when it comes to developing websites and applications due to its open source nature.

Ekkehard Gentz06/10/13
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Should I Stay or Should I Go? One Device Only

Working on a mobile app for Service Car Management. Goal: easy to use, one device to rule them all, some customers will have own servers, smaller ones want to avoid IT overhead, so the solution should work with / without extra servers.

Michael Muller06/01/13
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Code Quality Tooling: Pure Player vs All-in-One?

Should we deploy a unique tool that is able to manage a wide variety of technologies and quality domains, or do we need a “pure player” tool dedicated to each technology’s specificities?

Blaise Doughan05/29/13
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EclipseLink 2.5 Release Available for Download

On behalf of the MOXy JAXB committers (great job by all), I am very proud to announce that EclipseLink 2.5 has been released and is available for download. In this post I will summarize what is new in the MOXy component.

Ankur Sharma05/26/13
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Did My Plug-in Load?

One of the most frequent question I get asked is 'How to check if my plug-in is getting picked up properly?' The easiest way to verify is by using Host OSGi Console.

Samidip Basu05/20/13
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It Pays to Do Community ...

It takes effort, persistence & contributions from a lot of folks to build a truly rewarding developer community that benefits everyone involved. This will be a quick post thanking several people that I truly respect & enjoy working with, along with thoughts on running a technical User Group.

Mitch Pronschinske05/07/13
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How to Create a Web Service Using Java, Eclipse, and Tomcat

This tutorial runs through a method for building a Java web service in Eclipse using Apache Tomcat and Apache Axis. The process takes under ten minutes.

Mitch Pronschinske04/30/13
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Java EE 7 Approved!

Java EE 7 is officially done as of this week. Linda DeMichiel just announced on the Oracle blog that the Java EE 7 Platform JSR, as well as the more compact Web Profile JSR for this EE version, have both been approved by the Java Community Process.

Dan Haywood04/30/13
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m2eclipse Doxia editor

Just rebuilding Eclipse and thought I’d upgrade to the latest version of m2eclipse. However, it would seem like the latest version has dropped support for the Doxia editor (used for editing APT files)

Jim Bird04/22/13
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Architecture-Breaking Bugs – when a Dreamliner Becomes a Nightmare

The history of computer systems is also the history of bugs, including epic, disastrous bugs that have caused millions of $ in damage and destruction and even death, as well as many other less spectacular but expensive system and project failures.