EclipseCon 2007 March 5-8, Santa Clara California

Visual Presentation of Welcome in Eclipse and Sample Implementation

Jennifer Hayes (IBM), Curtis d'Entremont (IBM Canada)

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Curtis d'Entremont

For EclipseCon2007 the Platform User Assistance team lead and visual designer propose a poster session that showcase the new visual design for Eclipse 3.3 Welcome user experience in combination with the features for component-friendly implementation. The show case will illustrate the following topics: Brand containment Presentation brand-agnostic Presentation customization Page identity (Overview, Tutorials, Samples, What's New) Dynamic target reference to page contributions - multiple components contributing to a page. Dynamic target reference metadata to control attributes and orders of a page contribution. Navigational bread crumbs

Jennifer graduated with a BFA from Mt. Allison University in Sackville, N.B. in 1992. After doing art commissions, working and travelling for 4 years, in 1996 she attended Sheridan College in Oakville, ON, graduating with distinction from the Computer Graphics program (now called New Media). Soon after graduation, Jen began working for the IBM Toronto Lab Media Design Studio working in a variety of media. Jen has worked on short term projects (demos, websites, etc) and currently (2007) works on Eclipse Welcome and Jazz Web UI. Jen also teaches interactivity design in the York University - Sheridan College joint design degree program.

Curtis d'Entremont obtained his BCSS in Software from Acadia University in 2003. Since then he has worked on the Eclipse Test and Performance Tools Platform, the IBM Performance Optimization Toolkit, and currently works on Eclipse User Assistance at the IBM Toronto Software lab.

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