Blog Posts

    JBoss Poll on IDEs

    Wednesday, January 11, 2006 - 16:17 by Anonymous (not verified)
    In the most recent JBoss newsletter they published the result of a poll they did of their user based, asking what is your favourite IDE. Eclipse comes in at 58% and if you combine MyEclipse it pushes the total to 67%. This reaffirms the trend I have noticed in surveys...

    Eclipse Awards

    Monday, January 9, 2006 - 15:21 by Wayne Beaton
    I reviewed the nominations for the Eclipse Awards today and there seems to be only moderate activity. In fact, I only see eight nominations for top contributor. There’s a lot more contributors out there than that. Nominating somebody is easy: it’s just a bugzilla entry and there’s handy links to...

    Mashup Camp

    Friday, January 6, 2006 - 03:45 by Anonymous (not verified)
    David Berlind is organizing a Mashup Camp and seems to be getting a lot of interest . David indicated to me that some people are interested in talking about IDE’s for building mashups. A project I would love to see started at Eclipse is one that focuses on frameworks and...

    A prediction and bet for 2006

    Thursday, January 5, 2006 - 03:43 by Anonymous (not verified)
    David Berlind is a respected journalist and probably my favourite blogger at ZDNet. He recently blogged that Eclipse is really on a roll in 2005 and into 2006 . But he also suggested that ‘Is it time for NetBeans to finally throw in the towel?’ Tim Bray , noted Sun...

    New Eclipse Magazine

    Thursday, January 5, 2006 - 03:11 by Anonymous (not verified)
    BZ Media has just announced the new Eclipse Review magazine. It will be a print magazine that is available on a quarterly basis. I understand that the first edition will be available at EclispeCon. You can sign-up for a free subscription here .

    The Plunge

    Wednesday, January 4, 2006 - 11:00 by Wayne Beaton
    Today, I’m going to indulge myself with a brief discussion of my New Year’s Day activities. As is my tradition, I participated in the annual Polar Bear Dip here in Ottawa. For those readers who have not been initiated into world of Polar Bear Dipping, it’s pretty simple: on the...

    Blog Editor on Eclipse RCP

    Tuesday, January 3, 2006 - 10:01 by Anonymous (not verified)
    Happy New Year! Over the holidays I finally found someone that has created a blog editor on Eclipse RCP. Lokesh Shah is creating JBlogEditor . It is still a beta version so it still needs some work. For instance, I would love to have a WYSIWIG editor. However, I am...