Jim des Rivieres
This is a "double short" tutorial, twice as long as a normal short tutorial, and thus requires two "short tutorial units" when registering. Be sure to register for both part 1 and part 2.
Boris is a software developer with IBM Rational Software, and a committer on the Eclipse Platform UI team. Boris is looking at the UI side of the RCP, and among other areas owns the JFace viewers component. He is also the main architect of the JFace data binding framework. He was a member of the Eclipse Team/CVS team during the 1.0 release cycle and joined the Eclipse team again just before the 3.1 release. In between, he co-founded a company in Germany, and developed an innovative desktop application based on the Eclipse RCP. Boris received his PhD in computer science from Freie Universitaet Berlin.
Jim des Rivieres has been involved with architecture of the Eclipse Platform and JDT infrastructure and the design of the Eclipse APIs. Jim is the former Eclipse articles editor, and co-author of the book "The Art of the Metaobject Protocol". His interests include API design and evolution, programming languages, and digital photography. Jim is a committer on the Eclipse Platform project working for IBM Rational Software in Ottawa.
John Arthorne is a software developer with IBM Rational Software, and has been a committer on the Eclipse project since its inception. He has been a key contributor to many areas of the platform, including the core runtime, resource model, JFace, the platform UI, CVS/Team integration, and the incremental java builder. Most recently he designed and implemented the concurrency API (org.eclipse.core.jobs), and the Eclipse file system API (org.eclipse.core.filesystem). John co-authored "Official Eclipse 3.0 FAQs" in 2004 as part of the Addison-Wesley Eclipse series.