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Eclipse platform news and how to contribute to the Eclipse Open Source project


News in Eclipse 4.4 and how to contribute to the Eclipse Open Source project.

News in Eclipse 4.4 and how to contribute to the Eclipse Open Source project.

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  • 1. Eclipse platform news and how to contribute to the project
  • 2. Eclipse 4.4 news Contributing to the project Awesome future developments
  • 3. Lars Vogel Eclipse committerEclipse committer (Platform, e4)(Platform, e4) vogella GmbH CEO and developervogella GmbH CEO and developer Hendrik Still Eclipse contributorEclipse contributor Student and vogella GmbH developerStudent and vogella GmbH developer
  • 4. vogella GmbH Kunden Entwicklung, Projektreviews und Training im Bereich Eclipse und Android Was machen wir um Geld zu verdienen?
  • 5. What is the Eclipse platform project? Platform
  • 6. What is the Eclipse platform project? UI toolkit, Services, Runtime, IDE configuration,etc
  • 7. Most important change in Eclipse 4.4
  • 8. Java 8 support
  • 9. OK, this was done by the JDT developers, but we also did something in Eclipse 4.4...
  • 10. Famous Spring Developer Oliver Gierke I don't use Eclipse 4.x because it is ugly
  • 11. A beautiful UI Toolbar can be hidden QuickAccess can be hidden PerspectiveSwitcher can be hidden Less whitespace usage Line numbers DnD color Improve default styling (colors) New Splashscreen and logo Removed annoying splash screen message Major improvements in CSS New icon set
  • 12. Dark theme
  • 13. Split editor Most requested feature since 2002. See Bug 8009 for hate comments
  • 14. Filter box in installing updates in not dead slow anymore....
  • 15. In general we improved interactive performance
  • 16. Build the Eclipse IDE git clone -b master --recursive git:// lipse.platform.releng.aggregator.git # run the build mvn clean verify See for the involved work
  • 17. Clean-up of the old code basis
  • 18. We would like to be less scary for developers I would like to help
  • 19. Other reasons to contribute Image (CC BY 2.0) Image (CC BY 2.0) Learn cool new things Your business depends on new functions
  • 20. Open a Bug
  • 21. Submit Code!!!
  • 22. Two options
  • 23. Realworld Process Bugzilla Gerrit Review Official Git Repository
  • 24. Let's start !
  • 25. You need a CLA
  • 26. Let's start !
  • 27. Demo
  • 28. To read about it Eclipse IDE Contributions Soon to be published, watch @vogella or
  • 29. Currently > 50 % of the changes are done by 6 people
  • 30. The future looks bright SWT on OpenGL SWT on JavaFX SWT GTK3 running the browser Full screen Eclipse ..... Much, much more code clean-up
  • 31. New tail code completion Bachlor Work from Nice Höss at
  • 32. Parallel processing in Jobs With the help of our Google friends First measurements show that search might be 5- 10x faster id=432049
  • 33. The future looks brighter Flux from Martin Lippert – at 14:30
  • 34. To close
  • 35. Contributing was hard in the past. We are sorry, the fix is almost done...
  • 36. Where to go from here Eclipse IDE Contributions Git tutorial Gerrit tutorial EGit tutorial Eclipse IDE CBI Build EclipseTycho tutorial voclipse (custom) IDE build
  • 37. Thank you For further questions: &