Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2008’

e4 + css contacts demo


Based on the work of Tom, Boris, Kevin, Angelo and many others, I started a little e4 demo, playing around with Angelo’s Tk-UI css engine to style SWT. Here is the current result:

e4 contacts demo + css

As you see, many things work nicely, some don’t (yet). From the end user’s point of view it was pretty easy to use the Tk-UI css engine. This is definitely something I will investigate further…

JAOO 2008 Conference


I just returned from JAOO 2008, a developer conference held in Aarhus, Denmark. Jaoo is one of my favorite conferences, and this year it was as great as the years before. My “Advanced Eclipse RCP” tutorial went well and I got very valuable feedback. But one thing bothers me when I give “Advanced” RCP tutorials. There are so many topics that I would consider “advanced” that I have to pick them with regards to the expected audience and the tutorial time. So here is my question: What are the 5 most important advanced RCP topics that you would like to see in an advanced RCP tutorial?