Platform UI

Eclipse 4: Where do we go from here ?

Session Type: 
Standard [25 minutes]

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OK, so you can run your current plugins on Eclipse 4. That's fine but it just scratches the surface as far as using Eclipse 4's functionality. The question new becomes where do we want to go ?

The idea is to get you thinking about where it makes sense to take the Eclipse UI !

This talk will explain some of the new possibilities available in Eclipse 4 as well as raising some of the fundamental design questions that Eclipse 4 makes possible such as:

  • Do we really need perspectives ?
  • Should we be looking into Eclipse 4 Tablet apps ?

Eclipse 4: Where are we now and how'd we get here ?

Session Type: 
Standard [25 minutes]

The development of Eclipse 4 to get it to this point has been an interesting journey in itself.

This talk will give an overview of the Eclipse 4 architecture, providing some context as to why it is the shape that it is. This would be a great session for folks that just want to know about Eclipse 4 without getting too deep into the details.

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