Category Archives: eclipse

Book Review: Dealing with Difficult People

For those of us in technical roles, I think too often skill set becomes equated with technical skill set. The fact is non-technical or soft skill sets are beneficial to people in technical roles. Soft skills involve your ability to … Continue reading

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Eclipse Reaches out to Apache

As Bjorn and Ward announced on their blog, Eclipse recently extended a sweet invitation to Apache committers to attend EclipseCon. The sweet part of the invitation is that Apache committers can attend the conference for the Eclipse committer price. (If … Continue reading


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To SVN or Not to SVN? That is the Question…

Last week Denis Roy, the Eclipse webmaster, announced on the committers’ mailing list that Eclipse has installed Subversion (SVN) and that Eclipse projects can make the switch from CVS to SVN if they choose. This leads naturally to the question … Continue reading

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Defining the Eclipse Brand

Over the last few years Eclipse has experienced more than significant growth and has expanded well beyond its, what seems now to be modest, Java IDE roots. Eclipse now hosts 10 top level projects that contain 90 (if I counted … Continue reading

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