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Introducing Mihini

About a month ago, Sierra Wireless proposed a new project under the umbrella of the M2M Industry Working Group that aims at delivering a crucial missing piece to the global architecture of the open source M2M stack this Group is trying to establish.

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Eclipse Day Toulouse 2012 – May 24, 2012 – Call for papers

After the success of Eclipse Party 2011 last year, the Eclipse Foundation, Airbus, Obeo and Sierra Wireless invite you to Eclipse Day Toulouse, on May 24, 2012.

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Lua Development Tools now available as a standalone product

The IDE for the Lua programming language that is being developed within the Koneki project is getting more and more adoption these days. There are two main segments where Lua is intensively used: embedded platforms (the Lua VM has a very small footprint and is written in pure ANSI C, making it easy to embed), and video game industry (Lua is easy to learn, making it a language of choice for game scripting).

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Machine-to-Machine contest at EclipseCon Europe!

In just about 10 days, EclipseCon Europe and its storm of great keynotes, awesome talks, and yummy frosty beverage will be all upon its lucky participants. This year, two great programming contests will allow you to have fun doing what most of you do best: write code!

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Activate links to Eclipse bugzilla on git.eclipse.org

If you are running Chrome, or Firefox with the GreaseMonkey plug-in, then you may want to install this very simple extension that will detect when an Eclipse bug is mentioned in a commit message displayed in the git.eclipse.org web frontend.

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What is Koneki?

Ahem. Long time no talk on this blog… sorry about that 

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Slides from Eclipse Summit Europe 2009

I’ve just uploaded the slides of the two talks I gave at Eclipse Summit Europe last week on SlideShare. Feel free to contact me if you have questions!

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Query “Eclipse Community Forums” from online Help

There is a generally not-known feature in the Eclipse Help which allows to configure the scope of searches.

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Model my PDE!

I’ve been working for quite a while on finding solutions to the problems we are having in PDE as soon as we need to add support for new OSGi headers, to create new editors for cheatsheet files, p2 categories, etc.

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Given a class, how to retrieve its bundle?

OSGI R4.2 (thus Equinox 3.5) comes (well, will come, since the spec. is not final yet) with a new simple and handy utility: the org.osgi.framework.FrameworkUtil.getBundle(Class) static method, which allows to retrieve the bundle a given class belongs to.

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