Jul 29, 2006

eSWT may just be a good match for mobile

I have come across this post a while ago. Post talks about why it is important for mobile UI to be consistent with the platform instead of consistency on different handsets. I think the philosophy that is present both in eSWT and desktop SWT to provide access to underlying platform behavior as much as possible, may just make eSWT an important choice for mobile development. Due to this philosophy, in our current implementations, the looks and the user experience for an eSWT based application can not be easily distinguished from a native application.
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Jul 20, 2006

Eclipse eRCP transitions

The move proposal to move eRCP form technology to DSDP has been approved and there will be a transition happening in the coming days. Our CVS, newsgroup and mailing list moves under DSDP.
In addition to top level project change for eRCP, the project lead for the project is also changing. I will be the lead for the eRCP project. Our current lead Mark Rogalski will be representing eRCP on DSDP PMC.
Well, what is next for eRCP? Our first goal is to successfully complete our first 1.o release.
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