Blog Posts

    Eclipse for the World

    Friday, February 3, 2006 - 13:00 by Mike Milinkovich
    Perhaps it’s because of my recent trip to China, but it is becoming increasingly clear that internationalization is a very big deal for everyone in the software world. The ability to fully enable products and applications for double-byte and bi-directional languages is key. Enter ICU4J . One look at the...

    Eclipse Installed

    Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 22:47 by Wayne Beaton
    How neat-o keen, golly-gee whiz is this? Be sure to get your “Eclipse installed” sticker from your favourite Eclipse Foundation staffer. Coming soon to a conference or seminar near you. The folks attending the Eclipse in Motion seminars will be the first large-ish group to get these very exclusive stickers...

    Eclipse 3.2 and Java 1.4.2

    Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 14:43 by Wayne Beaton
    At least one reader of my entry a couple of days ago expressed concern that Eclipse 3.2 might require the use of Java 5. Well it doesn’t. No need for alarm. Apparently there are two plug-ins in the SDK that require the use of Java 5 and if Java 5...

    Building communities

    Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 10:04 by Anonymous (not verified)
    I am giving a presentation next week at the Evans Data Developer Relations conference . The intent of my presentation is to talk about the successes Eclipse has had in building a strong vibrant community. To do so, I have detail some of the ‘best practices’ that I have observed...

    Got one back

    Wednesday, February 1, 2006 - 16:51 by Wayne Beaton
    It’s always nice to hear about folks who come back to Eclipse. Problems with their previous IDE combined with a very positive experience with WebTools 1.0 has brought this blogger back.

    Election Time

    Wednesday, February 1, 2006 - 12:27 by Mike Milinkovich
    It’s February so that means its election time in the Eclipse community. Each year, the committer community and the add-in provider community vote for their representatives on the Eclipse Board of Directors . The number of elected reps is calculated using a formula based on the number of strategic members...

    Eclipse SDK and Java 5

    Monday, January 30, 2006 - 21:29 by Wayne Beaton
    Every now and then, somebody asks a question about whether or not the Eclipse IDE supports Java 5. If you look at the 3.1.2 release notes , you’ll see that version 3.1.2 has been tested on Java 1.4.2 on variety of platforms (Linux, Windows, Mac OS, AIX, Solaris, HP-UX) as...

    Souvenirs, Wearables, and Gifts

    Monday, January 30, 2006 - 09:26 by Wayne Beaton
    With Bug# 125649 , Chris has suggested that somebody out there should setup an “Eclipse Store” selling Eclipse-branded merchandise. I think he’s suggesting that the Eclipse Foundation should probably do something along these lines; I thought that there might be something in the rules that would prevent us from setting...