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Patrick Paulin10/07/09
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Decoupling Eclipse RCP Products From Feature Versions

I just spent some time updating the sample projects I provide to help Eclipse RCP developers get started with PDE Build. One of the main reasons for the update was to decouple the product configurations from specific feature versions, and I thought it...

Ian Skerrett10/07/09
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Eclipse Summit Europe Keynote Speakers

This past week I had the opportunity to interview both keynote speakers for the upcoming Eclipse Summit Europe conference.  My goal was to find out a bit more about their upcoming presentations.  The interviews are now available as podcasts on Eclipse Live.

Mitch Pronschinske10/05/09
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Adobe Launches ColdFusion 9 into the Cloud

Adobe ColdFusion 9 and ColdFusion Builder Beta 2 are available today along with a private beta of the new ColdFusion in the Cloud that will run in the Amazon web services environment. The release was announced at Adobe's worldwide developer conference, Adobe...

Patrick Paulin10/05/09
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Common Navigator Framework Tip #1 – Know When To Use It

Of all the posts I’ve written on this blog, those on the Common Navigator Framework have been among the most popular. This is a little surprising to me, as I don’t hear CNF mentioned very frequently. My guess is that this framework is quietly becoming an...

Dan Wilson09/27/09
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So You Wanna Learn Regex?

I've had a set of blog posts stewing in my brain for a while. Steve Nelson, last year, helped me out with a Regular Expression (Regex) and I made it a point to practice my Regex skills more. This series will show how to use Regular Expressions in Eclipse and...

Ian Skerrett09/27/09
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Announcing the EclipseRT Days

I am very pleased to announce the Eclipse Foundation will be hosting two EclipseRT Days in Austin and Toronto on November 17 and 19 respectively.

Ian Skerrett09/24/09
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Twitter at Eclipse Summit Europe

Like EclipseCon, we are encouraging the use of twitter at Eclipse Summit Europe. We have launched the ESE Birds Nest to highlight the speakers, exhibitors and conference attendees that are on twitter. There are a number of things you can do to follow ESE on...

Wayne Beaton09/24/09
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IP Log Tool Update

I’ve been working on a new version of the IP Log tool. This version leverages some pretty cool Eclipse technology. The first thing you see when you use the tool is the wizard. The wizard can populate a new IP Log with information gathered from the various...

Nitin Bharti09/18/09
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Exclusive Interview: IBM's Chief Agile Methodologist, Scott Ambler

In this interview, recorded at the recent Agile 2009 conference in Chicago, Scott Ambler, Chief Methodologist for Agile at IBM Rational, shares his findings...

Wayne Beaton09/18/09
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If You Plan to Plan, You Fail to Fail

No. That’s not it. If you plan to fail, you fail to plan. Nope. What was it my SCUBA diving instructor said? Oh yes… if you fail to plan you plan to fail.

Prakash 09/16/09
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Back to the Basics: Display, Shell, Window ...

Every Eclipse plugin developer has to deal with Shell and Window, but sometimes doesn't understand the difference between these two. In this tip, I'm trying to explain the basic things: Display, Shell, Window, Dialog, Workbench, WorkbenchPart, WorkbenchSite...

James Sugrue09/14/09
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Complete Your Eclipse Refcard Collection

Today DZone have released the latest Eclipse-based Refcard, this time covering the topic of Eclipse Plug-in Development.

Evan Cowden09/14/09
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Manual Not Included

There is no shortage of bloggers extoling the virtues of Galileo. While the new release builds on the strengths of Ganymede and adds some welcome functionality, it doesn't address the core deficiencies. Namely: documentation, documentation and documentation....

Prakash 09/11/09
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Excluding a View From Properties View

n a previous tip, we saw how to make a Properties View to respond only to a particular View or Editor. In this tip, we are going to see how to exclude a particular View or Editor from the Properties View. This will be very helpful in RCP apps, where they...

James Sugrue09/10/09
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Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse

Recently Oracle released the Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse 11gR1. To find out more about it, I spoke with Ashish Mohindroo, Sr. Director, Product Marketing, Oracle Fusion Middleware, about the product. One of the best things about the pack is that, while...