EclipseCon 2007 March 5-8, Santa Clara California





Building the next generation weather platform in Eclipse

Christopher Hammack (Raytheon)

· Demo

Wednesday, 16:30, 50 minutes | Room 210

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addition to many national labs and centers. It is the primary tool for National Weather Service forecasters. Instead of the typical contractor closed-source and proprietary approach, we are developing the system using completely open-source and free technologies. At the foundation of the weather workstation is the Eclipse Rich Client Platform, which will allow far more flexibility and extendability than the existing UNIX-platform dependent system.

The CAVE (Common AWIPS Visualization Environment) will bring together a variety of disparate user interfaces into a common environment. A technology demo of the system will be given showing:

Prerequisites: A general understanding of Eclipse RCP

Christopher Hammack has worked for Raytheon IIS Space Systems division on a number of Weather-technology systems since 2004. He has been working with the Eclipse platform for the last 2 years. He holds a Masters and Bachelors in Computer Science from the University of Nebraska.

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