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Helios Demos

Some of the projects involved in the Helios release have created demos to show their new features. Click the titles below to see video highlights of what's new in Helios.

Dali Java Persistence Tools

Neil Hauge, Oracle
18:19 minutes

Dali Java Persistence Tools simplify the development of Java SE, EE and OSGi bundle applications that use the Java Persistence API (JPA) to interact with relational data. Dali has added comprehensive JPA 2.0 support to the existing JPA 1.0 support in Helios, as well as specific support for the EclipseLink 2.1 Helios release. This demo will show some highlights of the new features available now in the Helios release.

Eclipse Communication Framework (ECF)

Wim Jongman, Industrial TSI
19:37 minutes

The Eclipse Communication Framework (ECF) is a framework for supporting the development of distributed Eclipse-based tools and applications. It can be used to create other plugins, tools or full Eclipse RCP applications that require asynchronous point-to-point or publish-and-subscribe messaging. This demos hows what's new in ECF for Eclipse 3.6, the Helios release.

Java Devlopment Tools (JDT)

Deepak Azad, IBM
09:29 minutes

The Java Development Tools (JDT) project provides the tool plug-ins that implement a Java IDE supporting the development of any Java application, including Eclipse plug-ins. It adds a Java project nature and Java perspective to the Eclipse Workbench as well as a number of views, editors, wizards, builders and code merging and refactoring tools. The JDT project allows Eclipse to be a development environment for itself. This video shows just a part of all the new stuff within JDT for Helios.

Javaserver Faces (JSF) Tools

Cameron Bateman, Oracle
20:53 minutes

The Javaserver Faces (JSF) Tools project adds comprehensive support to the Eclipse Web Tools Platform project to simplify development and deployment of JSF applications. The project provides an extensible tooling infrastructure and exemplary tools for building JSF-based, web-enabled applications. This demo previews new features in the Eclipse 3.6 Helios release and shows how to use them to build a JSF application.

PHP Devlopment Tools (PDT)

Roy Ganor, Zend
11:54 minutes

Summarizing a great year for both the Eclipse and PHP communities, the Eclipse PHP Development Tools (PDT) project provides even more source editing features for the PHP developers such as new template content assist and advanced syntax coloring. Our focus on quality has proven to be immensely successful. With over 400 issues fixed and over 50 enhancements contributed by the community, PDT is more stable than ever.

Rich Ajax Platform (RAP)

RAP Team
04:15 minutes

This video shows what's new in RAP 1.3, which is shipped within the Eclipse Helios (3.6) release train. What's shown in the video is just a part of all the new stuff within RAP 1.3. Visit the project's website for more information:


Marcel Gorri, Motorola
07:57 minutes

The purpose of the Sequoyah project is to be focused on the needs of all mobile developers. Inheriting components from the TmL, MTJ and Pulsar projects, Sequoyah intends to remove the artificial barriers of Linux and Java in order to provide a home for all Eclipse mobile developers. Join the Sequoyah team for an overview of the new features in the project for the Eclipse Helios release.

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