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Wayne Beaton's picture

PHPEclipse and XAMPP

At the Eclipse Foundation, we tend to eat our own dog food. Foundation employees use Eclipse itself to generate content for the website (I can’t speak for individual project teams, but I’m pretty sure that most of them do as well). In particular, we use PHPEclipse to create and edit most of the content (which makes pretty heavy use of PHP).

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Wayne Beaton's picture

Draggin’ and droppin’ URLs

Yesterday, I wrote about the ability to drop URLs onto an SWT component. I’ll pause for a couple of minutes while you go back and review it…

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Ian Skerrett's picture

Marketing Symposium Presentations

Just wrapping up a busy week of the Marketing Symposium and Members’ Meeting. It is always great to see face to face the people from companies working in the Eclipse community. I really wish we could do this more often but I guess we will have to wait until EclipseCon 2006.

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Wayne Beaton's picture

Integrating Firefox with RCP

I was asked a question today about whether or not Eclipse RCP can integrate with Firefox. The short answer is “yes”. The longer answer is “what do you mean by ‘integrate’?”.

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Mike Milinkovich's picture

Bottoms Up

The past two days have been both busy and exciting. Today was the Eclipse Members meeting. Yesterday I was in the Board meeting while Ian Skerrett and Skip McGaughey were leading the new members meeting and the Eclipse marketing symposium.

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Ian Skerrett's picture

Guidelines for Press Releases from Eclipse

When should Eclipse issue a press release and when should we not? As the number of members and projects grows at Eclipse, I am increasingly asked about issuing press releases. Therefore, I thought it would be useful to develop a set of guidelines that the entire community understands and supports. Your feedback is certainly appreciated.

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Ian Skerrett's picture

Age of Participation: Nokia Joining Eclipse

We are getting some really good feedback on Nokia joining Eclipse and proposing to lead a J2ME project at Eclipse. For me the announcement is great news for two reasons: 1) to date Eclipse did not have a strong platform for mobile development, now we will have one, and 2) Nokia wants to lead the effort and bring with it Nokia developers, code and 2 million developers on Forum Nokia. I hope we will also see some other major players in the mobile space join the effort.

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Wayne Beaton's picture

Who is using SWT?

If you’re using RCP or even Eclipse itself, you’re using SWT. So… who’s using SWT? Lots of folks are. Ian Skerrett gave some examples of folks using RCP (and SWT by extension) in an blog entry several months back.

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Mike Milinkovich's picture

Something Borrowed, Something New

I’ve been trying to find the time to write this posting ever since I got back from EclipseWorld. Obviously, in this job I get to see a lot of demos of tools built with Eclipse. A lot of them are pretty cool. Everyone once in a while I see something that just blows my socks off.

At EclipseWorld, I ran into an old acquaintance of mine, Neeraj Sangal. Neeraj and I crossed paths briefly at WebGain, after we were both acquired by that ill-destined company. Neeraj is a serial entrepreneur, and was the brains behind StructureBuilder.

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Wayne Beaton's picture

Extending RCP beyond the desktop

I guess that the name “Rich Client Platform” should be a tip-off that applications built using RCP technology can extend beyond the desktop. Essentially… if you have a client, it seems that you should probably also have a server.

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