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Was hopeful [message #479090] Sun, 09 August 2009 03:26 Go to next message
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Originally posted by: n.n.nnn

The reason I like Eclipse is so I don't have to program for .NET and
so I can avoid learning serious web stuff like CSS and JavaScript and
AJAX and <insert scripting/declaring stuff du jour>. Yuk!

I downloaded .9 tonight and read through enough of the whitepaper to
find ... is it really necessary to go from a platform to coding CSS and
<gasp> Javascript?

PC's get cheaper and more powerful and cheaper every year.

Did I miss something? What happened to ... Eclipse, RCP, SWT, thick
client rules?

How are we supposed to build a complex, near real time application like
oh let's say a hardware chip debugger by tying together pieces of CSS,
Javascript and who know what else, oh yeah, throw some AJAX and Web 2.0
in there for good measure?
Re: Was hopeful [message #479337 is a reply to message #479090] Mon, 10 August 2009 17:29 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Paul Webster is currently offline Paul Webster
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e4 will be much more modular than Eclipse 3.5 stream, and e4 is all about removing some of the restrictions placed on RCP developers ... but in your case you wouldn't pull in the Ajax/CSS/Web 2.0 stuff (it's not relevant to your application).

PW


Re: Was hopeful [message #479357 is a reply to message #479337] Mon, 10 August 2009 18:31 Go to previous message
Dilton McGowan II is currently offline Dilton McGowan II
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On Mon, 10 Aug 2009 13:29:51 -0400, Paul Webster wrote:

> e4 will be much more modular than Eclipse 3.5 stream, and e4 is all
> about removing some of the restrictions placed on RCP developers ... but
> in your case you wouldn't pull in the Ajax/CSS/Web 2.0 stuff (it's not
> relevant to your application).
>
> PW

I guess I hadn't looked at it like removing restrictions but it
makes more sense in that light. Thanks.
Re: Was hopeful [message #562187 is a reply to message #479090] Mon, 10 August 2009 17:29 Go to previous message
Paul Webster is currently offline Paul Webster
Messages: 6859
Registered: July 2009
Location: Ottawa
Senior Member

e4 will be much more modular than Eclipse 3.5 stream, and e4 is all about removing some of the restrictions placed on RCP developers ... but in your case you wouldn't pull in the Ajax/CSS/Web 2.0 stuff (it's not relevant to your application).

PW


Re: Was hopeful [message #562212 is a reply to message #562187] Mon, 10 August 2009 18:31 Go to previous message
Dilton McGowan II is currently offline Dilton McGowan II
Messages: 108
Registered: July 2009
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On Mon, 10 Aug 2009 13:29:51 -0400, Paul Webster wrote:

> e4 will be much more modular than Eclipse 3.5 stream, and e4 is all
> about removing some of the restrictions placed on RCP developers ... but
> in your case you wouldn't pull in the Ajax/CSS/Web 2.0 stuff (it's not
> relevant to your application).
>
> PW

I guess I hadn't looked at it like removing restrictions but it
makes more sense in that light. Thanks.
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