Monthly Archives: April 2009

>Unit Testing and Continuous Integration Summary

>Updated: Following an incremental development pattern, I’ve updated the title to reflect the bug that Nick pointed out. Now to find a way to unit test and automate these updates. 🙂 Nick Boldt suggest a good summary of the last … Continue reading

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>Eclipse Development Process: Technical Practice – Continuous Integration

>The Eclipse Development Process encourages projects to adopt an agile development process. It recommends that projects include regular milestones (about 6 weeks), between each milestone. However, it does not say what the technical practice for achieving this should be. The … Continue reading

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>PsychoPath XPath 2.0 Update

>Since XSL Tools graduation, the PsychoPath XPath 2.0 processor has been gaining a bit more interest from the community. In particular, Mukul Gandhi has provided a patch for a string-length() bug. For those looking at PscychoPath, you may want to … Continue reading

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>Eclipse Development Process: Technical Practice – Unit Tests

>The Eclipse Development Process does not go into technical practices that can help with the development of the project. It leaves the management and the development practices up to each group. As I stated in the past I plan to … Continue reading

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>MarkMail and the Eclipse Mailing Lists

>I’m a sucker for when it comes to pretty graphs and charts. Visualization can help really show some trend lines. Of course, I also take stats with a grain of salt, as they can say whatever you want them to … Continue reading

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>XML Update

>It has been a while since I gave any type of update on some of the XML related work I am involved with at eclipse. With Milestone 7 under way, which pretty much is a scrub and polish milestone for … Continue reading

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>Surviving and Thriving

>One of the things I ask myself from time to time is if Eclipse would survive if the commercial entities that fund the Foundation were to suddenly pull their resources and stop participating. Personally, I think pieces of it would … Continue reading

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