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Vasanth Dharmaraj11/25/08
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Eclipse Tip: Incremental Find or Find as You Type

Eclipse has many ways of doing things. Finding the way that suits you can be tricky. :-) The standard find dialog triggered by Crtl+F is, well, standard. But if you are a keyboard junkie then it kind of gets in the way.

Glenn Galang11/24/08
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Chat on the RAP

I thought I’d check out the Rich Ajax Platform and see how well my RCP skills carry across. My first impressions are that I’m feeling pretty much at home on the RAP. The vision of single sourcing is upon us and has huge potential to vastly reduce the...

James Sugrue11/24/08
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ESE Day Two - Why Modelling Isn't Complex

Day One was always going to be a tough act to follow, but once again I had a great day at the conference. As well as meeting even more of the community to discuss the technologies that I use, as well some great ideas for future EclipseZone articles, I managed...

Ed Merks11/21/08
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Eclipse Summit Europe - Days One and Two

Dave Thomas' keynote focused on the history and future of embedded devices though much of what he explained was around the fact that what we do at Eclipse generally sucks.

Rob Williams11/21/08
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Testing Code Generation

Some things lend themselves to TDD better than others. Code generation, it turns out, scores a 10 on this front. (To some people, it‘s heresy to think that one should favor one approach over another based on the ease of development; I would disagree with...

Glenn Galang11/20/08
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Give Date Format to Neblula CalendarCombo

The nebula project has a cool set of widgets for SWT which can be readily used in a RCP application.

James Sugrue11/20/08
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Single Sourcing, Agility and OSGi

It’s not a typical article title, but from day one of Eclipse Summit Europe these are the three main points I’ve taken away. I haven’t been to ESE before, but I must say it has really blown me away. I really enjoyed today – I got to meet a lot of...

Arun Gupta11/19/08
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Simple Web Application using Eclipse and GlassFish v3 Prelude

GlassFish v3 Prelude is now available! Some of the cool features are: Modularity using OSGi Rapid deployment using retain session data across HTTP redeploys and deploy-on-save Embeddability Dynamic languages and frameworks Faster start up time ...

Glenn Galang11/18/08
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Dynamic JFace XML TableViewer Tutorial

The following tutorial will show you how to build a dynamic JFace TableViewer driven from an XML file. The beauty of this solution is that your data model is decoupled from view logic so when the XML data changes you don’t need to change the concrete code....

James Sugrue11/14/08
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Programming Heroes: A Conversation With Ed Merks

The first in the Programming Heroes category of our DZone Conversations sees us talking with Ed Merks, of EMF and Eclipse fame. The Programming Heroes series...
James Sugrue11/12/08
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Tasktop Autumn 2008 and Mylyn - An Interview With Mik Kersten

Today, Tasktop release the Autumn 2008 version of the tool, adding Linux and Firefox support. I met with Mik Kersten,Tasktop CEO and Eclipse Mylyn project lead to discuss the release and to find out exactly where the line between Tasktop and Mylyn lies.James...

Geertjan Wielenga11/10/08
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@Transformation: Code Transformation Annotation

When marking code as deprecated, wouldn't it be cool if you could provide instructions for how the code should be correctly fixed? Jaroslav Tulach and Jan Lahoda from the NetBeans Team have started a new open source project at for...

Ian Skerrett11/10/08
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GlassFish + OSGi + Equinox = Good Job Sun

Glassfish v3 Prelude was launched today.  Check out the Aquarium site for all the links and details.Three things that I think are great to see:

Rob Williams10/31/08
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PDE Dev: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

  First, overall, now that I have gotten back in the water, I am really psyched about PDE dev. Given the perspective of my latest obsessions (Lean), PDE gets very high marks:

Ian Skerrett10/31/08
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A Tools Platform for Cloud Computing

Earlier this week Tim O’Reilly published one of those famous ‘O”Reillian’ essays that I think people we reference over the years, called ‘Web 2.0 and Cloud Computing‘. O’Reilly breaks down the cloud computing landscape into three categories: 1)...