User-friendly Desktop Internet GIS (uDig) is one of the original Eclipse RCP applications aimed at Mapping professionals. This talk is focused on the uDig Platform as used in a range of industries, providing a GIS Platform for RCP developers.
Even after so many releases of e4 versions there is still no evident acceptance and not many big commercial tool chains are migrated to e4 platform, Most of the applications are completely dependent on comparability layer. Even at BOSCH the situation is no different, we at our organization wanted to explore the reason and also check if e4 could resolve our tool chain users pain points.
The Eclipse Marketplace concept fits well in the world of modularized and customizable applications. Apple has a marketplace, Google has a marketplace and many others too. Hence, the Eclipse Marketplace is a great addition for the Eclipse ecosystem. Moreover, it enables to setup a well designed patch and update strategy  for both community-driven as well as commercial RCP applications. But as soon as one needs a more fine-grained control of the plugins offered in the marketplace, an own solution is inevitable.