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The Past, Present, and Future of SWT on Linux

On Linux based platforms, SWT runs on the GTK2 or GTK3 backend. GTK3 is currently approaching the end of its development cycle, leaving us with a significantly changed API and aggressive deprecations compared to GTK2.

This talk will provide a historical insight into SWT and GTK, namely it will:

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Eclipse TEA

Eclipse TEA is a new Eclipse project, just recently approved and incubated. This talk gives a quick overview of what it is all about, and what to expect in the next few months from the project, as well as hands on demo-ing the strengths with real life examples.

Eclipse TEA is a project that has been developed for the past years at SSI Schaefer in Austria. It has been open sourced now as a result of discussions with the community after presenting what we are doing with this technology at the past EclipseCons.

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