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David Green12/12/08
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Mylyn Context-Driven Domain Diagram

Lately I've been working on some large legacy modernization projects with MAKE's MDD tooling. These projects have upwards of 400 entities in their domain (read: minimum 400 database tables). With such a large application domain it's common to have large,...

Prakash 12/11/08
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What's Cooking in M4?

3.5 M4 will be out soon. There are numerous bugs & enhancements that got fixed in this build. Here are my favourites:Customize perspective dialog:The customize perspective dialog was there earlier, but it allowed the user only to customize Shortcuts and...

Lynn Gayowski12/10/08
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Nominations Open for the Eclipse Community Awards 2009

The Eclipse Community Awards are an annual event designed to show appreciation to individuals and technologies that make Eclipse a stronger community. There are two categories of awards - individual and technology. The Eclipse Foundation is now accepting...

Ian Skerrett12/10/08
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Recap of Eclipse Banking Day

The Eclipse Banking Day in NYC finished up as a great success.  We had approximately 75 people in attendance; representing 14 different financial institutions and 10 ISVs that target the financial industry.  I really enjoyed the format of having presenters...

Schalk Neethling12/10/08
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MyEclipse 7 Released, 7 Licenses for DZone Members!

Genuitec, LLC, announced today the production release of MyEclipse Enterprise Workbench 7.0.  The new release, built upon Eclipse 3.4.1/Ganymede, delivers the most comprehensive environment for Ajax and Web Services in the Eclipse space.

Ekkehard Gentz12/09/08
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Properties in OSGi Declarative Services and ServiceTracker

As proposed in my last blog "Dependencies and Services in OSGI Enterprise Applications" it seems that a new blog series was started ;-)

Glenn Galang12/08/08
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Single Source OSGi Enterprise Architecture Pattern

The following article documents an architectural solution to a problem which I’ve encountered in many enterprise computing environments. Problem:

Manuel Selva12/05/08
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Eclipse Headless Build Thought

I have been working recently on the build automation of our Eclipse’s project. Manually generating pacakages was boring, not safe and time consuming !!!!Starting from web resources I quickly front of the part of the build related to the fetching of sources...

Kenn Hussey12/04/08
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On EclipseCon Idol...

The submission deadline for EclipseCon 2009 has come and gone, and now the program committee has the unpleasant duty of selecting from among the many excellent submissions. But, like all good reality shows, you, the "viewer", get to provide input...

Rob Williams12/03/08
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Eclipse PDE/RPC Achilles Heel: Reflection

Having had a front seat to the mania that was the SWT v. Swing debate, clearly the broader question of why IBM has almost never seen fit to enhance what was in Java is not a new topic. Doing PDE dev, you are confronted with the obvious need for reflection to...

Elena Nayashkova12/02/08
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Analyzing Equinox Bundle Dependencies with Memory Analyzer

Eclipse has a Plug-in Registry view, which shows the state of all plug-ins in the running instance of Eclipse. But what if you need to analyze a crashed application to see what was deployed on it? Or, like in my case, need to understand a certain bundle...

Peter Friese12/01/08
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Using Xpand in Your Eclipse Wizards

At ESE, I had a nice chat with Chris (actually, I had a lot of nice chats with a lot of nice people - it was quite a challenge to attend any of the sessions), who told me that he was looking into template engines. I leave it up to you to make any assumptions...

Glenn Galang12/01/08
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Light Weight Reporting Server on Equinox OSGi

I’ve been building software for quite a few years now and as software programming techniques have advanced, so has the number of layers. Every once in a while a technology comes along which changes the way we think. Of late I’ve been hearing a lot about...

David Green11/27/08
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Eclipse DemoCamp Vancouver

I had a great time at Eclipse DemoCamp last night. I was really impressed by two presentations in particular, both of them about testing tools.