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Chris Aniszczyk06/22/09
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Gosling, OSGi, Jigsaw and Shenanigans

I read an article where James Gosling comments on OSGi and Jigsaw, here’s what I found: According to James, OSGi is:

Ian Skerrett06/22/09
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Galileo Freshman Project #4: Java Workflow Tooling (JWT)

Java Workflow Tooling (JWT),  is next up in my series on projects new to the Galileo release train.  Marc Dutoo is the project co-leader. What does your project do?

Ian Skerrett06/19/09
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Give a Tweet About the Galileo Release

The Galileo release is next Wednesday.   We want to encourage everyone to help promote the Galileo release.  Lots of people are already writing blogs about Galileo and we have over 500 people on the Galileo Birds Nest to promote Galileo on twitter.

Ian Skerrett06/19/09
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Galileo Freshman Project #3: Tools for Mobile Linux

Tools for mobile Linux (TmL) is project #3 in my series of projects new to the Galileo release train.  Eric Cloninger is the TmL project lead. What does your project do? The Tools for mobile Linux (TmL) project creates tools and frameworks for mobile...

Wayne Beaton06/19/09
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I Love It When I See Questions Like This…

A couple days ago, I came across this entry in the DLTK mailing list: We are using the Python component, but we are a small startup company and don’t have the resources to work on it ourselves. We would be interested in code completion for the Python...

Madhu Samuel06/18/09
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Eclipse Galileo - A Quick Glance

 "I think there is a world market of maybe 5 computers" - Thomas Watson, Chairman of IBM, 1943. Today computers are ruling the world. Whoever opted out of open source projects, wait for the 24th of June, 2009.

Ian Skerrett06/18/09
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Galileo Freshman Project #2: PDT

Next up in my series of projects new to the release train is PDT.  PDT isn’t really a new project but this is the first time it has joined the release train.  They have also created a new PHP package that is currently the second most popular RC4 package...

Lynn Gayowski06/17/09
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Join the Eclipse Galileo Blogathon

The Eclipse Foundation wants to hear what you think of the Eclipse projects that are being released as part of Galileo. We will give you a Friend of Eclipse membership or an Eclipse shirt for writing a review. One lucky winner will...

Tom Schindl06/17/09
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Galileo: EMF-Databinding – Using the Properties API in Master Detail

In the last blog entry we saw how to set up a the left part of our example application which is a JFace-TreeViewer. This blog article deals with the upper right part of the application

Ian Skerrett06/17/09
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Galileo Freshman Project #1: Xtext

This year we have 10 new projects joining the Galileo release train.  I thought it might be interesting to highlight some of these new projects in a quick Q&A with the project leaders. The first project is XText, a project in the Eclipse Modeling...

Rajesh Kumar06/16/09
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How to Add a Toggle Breakpoint Option in Popup Menu of WST Editor

This problem is a little tricky if your custom editor is extending the WST editor. By default, the WST editor popup menu doesn’t contain the toggle breakpoint option as compared to the Java Editor. You can compare the popup menus shown by these two editors...

Peter Friese06/15/09
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Noisy DSLs

I recently came across some DSLs which had some defects. Let's look at a sample I quickly hacked together with Xtext: Here are two recommendations I'd like to give when designing a textual DSL:

Wayne Beaton06/11/09
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Galileo Release Reviews

Today we held the big review call for projects included in the Galileo release. One of the interesting things that came out in the call is that the number of project reviews appears at odds with the number of projects listed in the Projects section on the...

Peter Friese06/10/09
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Following Eclipse Milestones

With the Galileo Release coming up, you might find yourself having a hard time updating to the latest milestones AND keeping your favorite plug-ins up-to-date. Did you know that you can migrate your additional plug-ins from one Eclipse install to another one?...

Tom Schindl06/10/09
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Setting up a TreeViewer with EMF-Databinding

With this article we are starting to write our RCP-Application which uses Eclipse-Databinding. I’m not going into detail how you create an RCP-Application (I simply use the PDE-Wizard) but assume that you are familiar with this kind of thing. Still I’d...