EclipseCon 2007 March 5-8, Santa Clara California

RCP with Eclipse, Mozilla and OpenOffice: the giant mashup

Philippe Ombredanne (nexB and EasyEclipse), Francois Granade (nexB, Inc.)

· Long Talk

Tuesday, 14:30, 50 minutes | Great America Ballroom JK


Francois Granade

Eclipse, Mozilla and OpenOffice are three of the most popular open source desktop applications. There are also extensible platforms that can be used to build desktop applications.
Mix them all together, and a new world of intriguing and interesting opportunities can emerge.
Join us to learn how you can use the Eclipse RCP platform to integrate the ultimate mashup of these three open source giants.

You will leave this session with a practical understanding of how to leverage those giants in your project, and ready to create new and wonderful composite applications with office, RCP and RIA capabilities.

Philippe is a passionate open source software developer, Eclipse activist and enthusiast plug-in developer. He is the CTO and co-founder of nexB, a software company dedicated to open source and application life-cycle management tools and services. He is a maintainer for EasyEclipse, an open source distribution of useful Eclipse plug-ins, and active contributor to several open source Eclipse projects, including PHPEclipse and the Ajax Toolkit Framework. As a volunteer, he recently led the Google Summer of Code program for Eclipse. He has worked at McDonnell Douglas, Accenture, and BearingPoint in various software development and consulting positions and on assignments at Apple, BEA, Checkpoint, Cisco, HP, Mercury, Microsoft, NetApp and SAP.

Francois co-fonded nexB, Inc in 2003 with Philippe Ombredanne and Michael Herzog, to focus on delivering open and realistic solution for Application Development, Testing and Deployment, in short: open-source ALM. Prior to nexB, Francois cofounded, and lead the Development team at ViaFone, a provider of mobile applications for the enterprise, subsequently sold to Extended Systems (NASDAQ: XTND). In previous roles, Francois also was instrumental in starting Collage, an Intranet Content Manager for NetObjects. Francois graduated from Ecole Polytechnique, Paris.

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