Eclipse Trace Compass, a trace and log visualizer that was part of eclipse in some form over the last 13 years, was originally an SWT based Eclipse application, and an Eclipse plug-in. Recently, it moved towards being an Eclipse Theia extension. This talk will put into perspective Ericsson's motivations to transition the front-end towards a VSCode extension. We will discuss the advantages, challenges, and opportunities that this entails.
The session will delve into the following: