Highlighted features will include advances in new look and feel, using Themes and Cascading Style Sheets to provide a highly customized Lotus branding, side bar extensions and composite applications. Some of the challenges faced in integrating a native application transparently while maintaing the Eclipse extensibility model will be discussed.
Andrew Davis is a Software Engineer working IBM on Notes 8(Hannover) in the areas of performance and install. He has perviously worked on IBM Workplace Mangaged Client and Lotus Expeditor Platform, in the areas of provisioning, network reliability, services and database integration.
Chris Grindstaff is a software engineer at IBM focusing on RCP performance analysis. He is currently interested in a variety of open-source projects, from client to server. He has worked extensively with Eclipse and authored several popular Eclipse plug-ins and articles, which may be found at http://gstaff.org.
Matthew Hatem is a Software Engineer for IBM. He is a member of the Lotus Expeditor and Lotus Notes teams. Matthew Hatem is also an Eclipse Committer focusing in the area of Platform UI RCP.