Monthly Archives: March 2011

Where are those Dependencies?

After listening to several talks about preventing architecture erosion while at EclipseCon 2011, I decided to reinstall the PDE Incubator Dependency Visualizer plugin.   One of the common problems I’ve run into with bundles, is the mixture of UI and Core dependencies. … Continue reading

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EclipseCon 2011: Tuesday Talk Highlight

For me on Tuesday, the clear stand out talk was the “Android Developers Tools” talk, although the “Stop the Erosion of Eclipse Architecture” talk has a personal interest followed by Ian’s and Pascal’s P2 talk…oh wait that is “p2” (probably … Continue reading

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EclipseCon 2011: Monday Talk Highlight

Instead of giving a complete summary of Monday, I’ll try and highlight the one talk that I felt provided the most buzz that I attended.   Of those that I didn’t attend, but was getting good buzz on twitter was … Continue reading

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Turmeric 1.0.0-Beta-RC1 Released

Turmeric 1.0.0 Beta Release Candidate 1 has been released and ready for download.   Turmeric is eBay’s Open Source Sevice Oriented Architecture framework.   Turmeric 0.9.0 Beta was released in January, and 1.0.0 Beta Release Candidate 1 brings some bug … Continue reading

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Turmeric Eclipse Plugin Refactoring

One of the items we are going to be addressing in the next several weeks, are some underlying code refactorings for the the Turmeric SOA Eclipse Plugins.   Right now support for the Maven Standard directory structures when creating a … Continue reading

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Clean Code irk

Say you have something like the following in your code: The above is pretty basic and is probably used even in your own code. While the above works, a more meaningful API could be something like the following. Yes the … Continue reading

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Are Projects Outpacing the ability to Adapt and Respond?

After reading Ed Merk’s, post about trying to be fair and balanced, and the corresponding bug, in which Scott Lewis has a valid concern, I’m wondering if the number of projects that the Foundation has under it’s umberalla is outpacing … Continue reading

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