Blog Posts

    RIA tools at Eclipse

    Friday, December 16, 2005 - 11:17 by Anonymous (not verified)
    The really cool thing about Eclipse is that it is a platform for many things. Take RIA tools, it seems a lot of the RIA solutions are basing their tools on Eclipse. For instance, Nexaweb just joined the Eclipse Foundation and based their Nexaweb Studio on Eclipse. Macromedia has already...

    Eclipse Meetings

    Friday, December 16, 2005 - 00:22 by Mike Milinkovich
    Every once in a while we try out something new and it really works well. Some months back I realized that Bjorn booked the Council meetings the same week as the Board meeting. It’s hard for me to be in two places at once. The solution? Co-locate the two meetings...


    Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 05:36 by Wayne Beaton
    The Eclipse Foundation is at JavaPolis in Antwerp, Belgium this week. Unfortunately, I haven’t been able to see very much of the conference outside of what we’re doing, because we’re pretty busy. We hosted a “Plug-in Bazaar” yesterday which was pretty cool. Many plug-in providers (for various products, including Eclipse)...


    Monday, December 12, 2005 - 12:07 by Anonymous (not verified)
    I am spending Monday in San Diego at ApacheCon for their business track. The morning keynote titled Open Source is not a crime — yet! was by Cory Doctorow for the Electronic Frontier Foundation. He is an incredibly dynamic speaker but paints a very dim view of the future of...

    Is Java a slow language?

    Sunday, December 11, 2005 - 05:39 by Wayne Beaton
    I had a lot of questions during the webinar that I co-delivered a few days back, and I’d really like to answer them all. I’m going to do my best. One of the listeners asked: A lot of non-Java-savvy people still have the perception of Java as a slow language...

    Gartner Open Source Conference

    Sunday, December 11, 2005 - 05:12 by Anonymous (not verified)
    I had the opportunity to attend the Gartner Open Source Summit this week in Orlando. Overall, I am glad I went and I think Gartner deserves congratulations for putting on a fine event. Zach Urlocker from MySQL has also blogged about the conference. Gartner has been criticized for being slow...

    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...