What is wrong with existing solutions?
- not open-source
- not functional enough
- not customizable enough
- not modular enough
- not «ecosystem-native»
- requires a lot of resources to integrate and operate
Eclipse Passage offers open source OSGi-based alternative for license management solution that is "native" for Eclipse products and can be integrated with other ecosystems
The very basic knowledge of Eclipse is required to attend the session. Eclipse Passage Licensing Definition Components (LDC) provides templates to create Eclipse products with license management from the standard "New Plug-in Project" wizard. Also, the Eclipse Passage Operator RCP allows to manage all the licensing data without additional coding.
We will go through the steps of adding license management for Eclipse-based product:
- IDE and RCP
- E3 and E4
- existing and new
Also, we will review the extension capabilities and discuss the future improvements.