Eric Clayberg (Google Inc. )
Making at Eclipse · Extended
Monday, 14:30, 40 minutes | Ballroom A
After Google's recent acquisition of Instantiations, WindowBuilder (winner of the 2009 Eclipse Community award for Best Commercial Eclipse Tool) was relaunched under the Google banner and recently contributed to the Eclipse open source community (http://www.eclipse.org/windowbuilder). Now the most powerful Java UI builder in the world is freely available for any Eclipse developer to use and extend. This session will introduce you to using WindowBuilder to create and edit SWT, Swing and GWT apps through a combination of slides and live demos. We will also dive deeper and show you how easy it is to extend WindowBuilder using its powerful customization API and auto-discovery framework.
Eric Clayberg, a former co-founder of Instantiations (acquired by Google in 2010), is a Software Engineering Manager on the Google Plugin for Eclipse (GPE) team at Google and Project Lead for the new WindowBuilder project at Eclipse.org (http://www.eclipse.org/windowbuilder). He is a seasoned software technologist, product developer, entrepreneur, and manager with more than 20 years of commercial software development experience, including 14 years of experience with Java and 11 years with Eclipse. He has been responsible for creating more than a dozen commercial Java, Eclipse and Smalltalk products including the award winning WindowBuilder Pro, CodePro, and VA Assist product lines. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from MIT, an MBA from Harvard, and is co-author of "Eclipse Plug-ins" (3rd Edition, Dec 2008), Addison Wesley, 2008. ISBN: 0-321-55346-2 (http://www.qualityeclipse.com)