The Platform Workspace is a common name for Team, Compare, CVS and Core Resources components. The tutorial will introduce the fundamentals, discuss some of the design solutions and show examples of plug-ins using API and extension points of these components. During the tutorial attendees will learn what EFS is, how to extend it, how to work with the compare framework and provide custom compare views. Finally, they will learn what the repository integration framework is and how to use it to integrate repository solutions.
Participants should bring their own laptop with Eclipse 3.3 or 3.4 installed.
Szymon has been working with the IBM Poland team since 2006. He initially worked with the Eclipse Platform UI team where he was responsible for the new error handling facility. Later he moved to the Eclipse Platform Workspace team where he has been responsible for Core Resources, Team, Compare and CVS components.
Tomasz Zarna works for IBM at their lab in Cracow, Poland. He is one of the Eclipse Platform committers and a member of the Workspace team. He has been contributing to Team, Compare and CVS components for the last year.