Blog Posts

    Is it just me?

    Sunday, December 11, 2005 - 04:40 by Wayne Beaton
    Everytime somebody says something about the Eclipse 3.2 release train, I hear Natalie Merchant‘s voice in the back of my head singing Peace Train. Is it just me?

    Erich Gamma podcast about Eclipse

    Friday, December 9, 2005 - 21:01 by Wayne Beaton
    A recording Erich Gamma’s December 8th podcast is available for your listening enjoyment. As billed, the interview touches on the following points: Learn how to balance cost reduction against its impact on customer loyalty. What was IBM’s motivation in initially launching the Eclipse project? Where will Eclipse go from here...

    Building GUIs in Eclipse

    Friday, December 9, 2005 - 11:05 by Wayne Beaton
    Jeff and I got a lot of questions during the webinar we did last week, but we were only able to answer a few of them in the time we had available. The good people at BZ Media were nice enough to send me a file with all the questions...

    What is a Rich Client?

    Thursday, December 8, 2005 - 09:36 by Wayne Beaton
    There is a lot of talk about the Eclipse Rich Client Platform ( RCP). Jeff McAffer and I delivered a webinar on the topic a few days ago and I’m getting ready to deliver a similar talk at Javapolis in Belgium next week. One of the things that I like...

    When to use Eclipse RCP?

    Monday, December 5, 2005 - 09:44 by Anonymous (not verified)
    As we start talking more and more about Eclipse RCP, I find it important to be able to describe when someone should consider using Eclipse RCP, instead of alternative technologies. If anything it starts to help people better understand the capabilities of Eclipse RCP. In the space of platforms for...

    Eclipse Community Awards

    Sunday, December 4, 2005 - 15:46 by Anonymous (not verified)
    We have just announced the Eclipse Community Awards (yes I know we need a better name, more on that later). A lot of individuals and organizations spend countless hours contributing to the Eclipse community. This is your chance to nominate that individual or technology that you think is deserving of...

    The Order of the Phoenix

    Thursday, December 1, 2005 - 09:03 by Wayne Beaton
    Our website rebornPhoenix becomes the main siteHope you like purple I’m guessing that nobody was impressed with my Eclipse Haiku yesterday. That’s okay, it was my first attempt at an Eclipse-based Haiku (I wrote a few great ones about Alanis Morrisette last year, but I digress). It just gets better...

    RCP adoption numbers

    Wednesday, November 30, 2005 - 11:34 by Anonymous (not verified)
    BZ Media just release their 2005 Eclipse Adoption Survey. Unfortunately, you need to purchase the survey to get access to all of the data. However, they did make public the results of a question about interest in RCP. I was pretty pleased that 25% indicated they were either using or...