Who likes to re-invent the wheel all over again? Rather nobody. But why do we re-implement functionality that is already available in the open source universe? Re-using respectively re-combining libraries let's you solve problems much faster. Within this talk I'd like to give some advices how to include existing libraries in an own Rich Client/Application Platform project. First of all, beside the Eclipse Foundation itself the following sites are a good source of open source libraries:
Science Working Group
Eclipse tools for scientific and related industries are often feature rich. However, there is often limited time and/or budget for optimizing the user-experience of these tools. Lean design critique is a 7-step technique to get the most worthwhile optimizations in a short space of time.