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James Ervin06/30/08
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Notes from Eclipse Democamp in Dallas, Texas

I am late writing this blog since the democamp actually occurred last monday and it is now a week later.  I know my memory is a bit faulty, but I wanted to jot a few notes on things that stood out to me.

Doug Clarke06/30/08
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Introducing EclipseLink

The Eclipse Persistence Services Project, more commonly known as EclipseLink, is a comprehensive open source persistence solution.  EclipseLink was started by a donation of the full source code and test suites of Oracle's TopLink product. This project brings...

Tomas Kramar06/30/08
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Create New Eclipse Workspace - With All Your Old Settings

It's all a matter of taste. Do you like to have just one workspace for all your projects, or do you prefer to have multiple separate workspaces?

Arun Gupta06/27/08
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GlassFish on Eclipse Ganymede

Eclipse Ganymede is the annual release of Eclipse projects; this year including 23 projects. Screencast

Ian Skerrett06/25/08
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Eclipse Ganymede - 18 Million Lines of Code Delivered on Schedule

As many of you may know the annual Eclipse release train, called Ganymede, is now available. This is the third year in a row that the Eclipse community has shipped a coordinate release of multiple projects; 23 projects are included this year. An important...

Schalk Neethling06/24/08
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MyEclipse 6.5 Released, 5 Licenses for DZone Members!

Genuitec has announced two major product releases: MyEclipse 6.5 and MyEclipse 6.5 Blue Edition. DZone has 5 FREE licenses to give away! Both are available for immediate download and free 30-day trial on the MyEclipse site.

Michael Minella06/24/08
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Unit Testing With TestNG and JMockit

TestNG is a testing framework for unit test development. JMockit is a framework for mock objects that provides mock object functionality using the java.lang.instrument package of jdk 1.5. Together, these frameworks can provide the tools to create very robust...

Zviki Cohen06/24/08
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Eclipse 3.4 Hidden Treasures

Eclipse 3.4 "Ganymede" will be released in the upcoming days. I've been working with the RC builds for some time now and I like it. Eclipse 3.4 is a better IDE and a more robust platform than its' predecessor. In this post, I've gathered some new...

adam bien06/23/08
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Would Someone Consider To Use SWT (or another native widget library) Again These Days For Portable Platforms / Applications?

Everything started with AWT in JDK 1.0. It came with JDK 1.0, and it used (actually uses—is still there) native widgets for rendering. I still remember the excitement, as it was introduced around 1998 (with JDK 1.2). Everyone was excited, although even the...

Jill Tomich06/20/08
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Flexible Rails Refcard Available - Download Now

Peter Armstrong, author of Flexible Rails and Enterprise Flexible Rails, has put together an overview of Flex and Rails. Flexible Rails: Flex 3 on Rails 2 shows you how Flex and Rails can be used together, and then builds a simple Flex + Rails application...

David Green06/20/08
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Focus Your Work Week (Even More): Beyond Mylyn 3.0

Mylyn and Tasktop provide a revolutionary approach to focusing the Eclipse UI. They work on the concept of having a task 'context', that defines a degree of interest (DOI) for resources related to a task. We can make this task context even richer and deliver...

Lynn Gayowski06/20/08
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Vote for Your Favourite Ganymede Poster

Eclipse community members have created some amazing posters to showcase Ganymede and we need your help to choose the ecosystem’s favourites.Please take a few moments to choose your favourite posters (up to 3) by June 24, 2008, 5:00 pm EDT,...

Rick Ross06/19/08
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Red Hat's IcedTea Powers OpenJDK to Full TCK Compatibility (no encumbered code)

Most of you know that the road to open source Java has been a long and winding one. Today an important milestone was announced, and through the efforts of the OpenJDK community and Red Hat's IcedTea project the vision of a fully-compatible, truly free and...

James Sugrue06/19/08
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Understanding the Eclipse p2 Provisioning System

p2 is the new provisioning system which will be provided along with the Eclipse Ganymede release on June 25th. This is one feature that I didn't really follow closely enough,so I was really happy when I called Pascal Rapicault to get an explanation from the...

Andy Maleh06/19/08
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Glimmer - Using Ruby to Build SWT User Interfaces

Glimmer is a JRuby DSL that enables easy and efficient authoring of user-interfaces using the robust platform-independent Eclipse SWT library. Glimmer comes with built-in data-binding support to greatly facilitate synchronizing UI with domain models. The...